Nashoba Valley Medical Center Announces Dr. Gabriel Simon, MD, as New Chief of Emergency Medicine

At the beginning of July 2015, Gabriel Simon, MD, became the new chief of emergency medicine at Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC). Since 2013, Simon has been a staff physician in NVMC’s emergency department.

In this new position, Simon manages NVMC’s emergency department, which offers one of the shortest ER wait times in Massachusetts and houses 13 treatment areas designed to provide a wide range of emergency services, including resuscitation, a certified stroke center, cardiac care, respiratory, orthopedic, pediatric care, wound care, and women’s health problems. He also oversees NVMC’s team of board-certified emergency physicians and highly skilled nurses who staff the emergency department seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

“Dr. Simon brings years of emergency medicine experience to this position and to our emergency department,” said Nashoba Valley Hospital President Salvatore Perla. “It’s also very beneficial that Dr. Simon’s immense knowledge of our patient’s and community’s needs from working in our emergency department during the last two years aids us in our continuing commitment to quality care and service.”

Prior to joining the medical staff at NVMC, Simon was an instructor in emergency medicine at John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2006, he completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh and then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in emergency ultrasound at John Hopkins. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and his bachelor’s degree in biology from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana.

About Nashoba Valley Medical Center

Nashoba Valley Medical Center (NVMC) offers community-based primary care and specialty services. NVMC was awarded an A, the highest grade possible, in hospital safety by Leapfrog, and recipient of the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. Areas of clinical strength include emergency medicine, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, oncology, orthopedics, physical therapy and general surgery. NVMC also offers a comprehensive Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Travel Clinic and Occupational Health Services. Nashoba Valley Medical Center is part of the Steward Health Care System LLC, the largest integrated community care organization in New England which combines over 3,000 physicians, 10 acute care hospitals, managed care, insurance programs, home care, an imaging operation, and a number of other post-acute services, to provide the most cost effective and highest quality of integrated patient care. Additional information is available at www.nashobamed.org.

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