Dr. Simon is a Consultant Rheumatologist with special interests in Translational Research and Rheumatology care delivery
Since 2008, he has worked part-time as a consultant in the Royal Melbourne Hospital Rheumatology. His current role encompasses inpatient and outpatient care and administrative responsibilities, as well as teaching and mentoring of junior medical staff and medical students.
He also maintains an interest in Translational Research following his PhD at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. He continues to be involved with the management of the Arthritis Tissue Bank, a research platform and liases with basic scientists in terms of study design and sample acquisition.
Simon is committed to academic medical practice and plans to play an ongoing role in meeting the challenges of providing quality rheumatology care in an academic centre and integrating care with the broader community.