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Marc Simon MD, MS, FACC

Marc A. Simon MD, MS, FACC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Dr. Simon is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiology. He is an assistant professor of medicine in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Simon holds secondary appointments in bioengineering and clinical and translational science at the University of Pittsburgh and is a clinical associate at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He currently serves as the director of heart failure research in the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation sections of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.


Dr. Simon received his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Colorado, and then fellowships in cardiology, heart failure and cardiac transplantation at UPMC. He comple­mented his advanced fellowship training with a master’s degree in bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

Clinical Emphasis

Dr. Simon specializes in pulmonary hypertension, heart failure and cardiac transplantation. His research focuses on right ventricular structure and function. Dr. Simon has spoken at numerous conferences and published both abstracts and articles that highlight his clinical research. He is also a member of professional and scientific societies, including the American College of Cardiology, Heart Failure Society of America, American Heart Association and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.