Dr. David Simon is a medical doctor specializing in addiction treatment who maintains a private practice in Mansfield, Connecticut.
Dr. Simon began practicing addiction medicine in 1997. He graduated the Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University in 1987. He passed the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) certification examination in 1998. In 2009 Dr. Simon became board certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). He passed his board recertification exam in December 2010. David was among the first physicians in the United States to qualify as a buprenorphine provider and prescribed Suboxone as far back as 2003. (Suboxone was first approved for treatment of opioid addiction in the United States in October of 2002).
David Simon, M.D. has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topic of opioid detoxification. He has authored several articles on the subject in peer-reviewed medical journals. He holds licenses to practice medicine in several states, including Connecticut and California.