Lawrence Simon, MD
Dr. Lawrence Simon, a native of Lafayette, Louisiana, graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in biochemistry. He then completed both medical school and a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After residency, he completed a fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, California. During his fellowship, Dr. Simon served as a clinical fellow and instructor at the University of California-San Diego and received numerous research awards from the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) and the Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children (SENTAC). Upon finishing fellowship, Dr. Simon joined the faculty of the LSU Health Sciences Center at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans in 2010, where he served as Co-Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology from July 2012 until his departure into private practice in 2013.
Dr. Simon is a diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has served in multiple leadership roles for the Louisiana State Medical Society, the Louisiana Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). He has also served on the Nominating Committees for both the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. He has presented research at numerous national meetings, earning awards from both SENTAC and the AAO-HNS. Recently, Dr. Simon has developed an interest and expertise in Health Policy/Healthcare reform and Coding/Reimbursement. He has given multiple lectures on the Affordable Care Act and given courses on coding and documentation to the Departments of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center as well as at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the AAO-HNS.
At the end of 2013, Dr. Simon made the decision to return home in order to be closer to family. He joined Hebert Medical Group in Eunice, Louisiana, in the private practice of Otolaryngology with a focus on Pediatric Otolaryngology. He currently resides in Lafayette, Louisiana, with his wife Lindsay and their fives dogs Boudreaux, Shelby, Charlie, Willie, and Lola.