Carrier Overview Dr Valeria Simone MD

Board Certified General Surgeon highly experienced in advanced laparoscopic surgery. She has recently relocated to serve the North Texas Community after spending the last two decades training from being a chemical engineer to becoming a surgeon between Miami, Boston and New York.

After spending the last 6 years as an academic surgeon at Columbia University, where she trained residents on becoming surgeons, she decided to dedicate herself to building a surgical practice that fulfilled her aspiration to deliver individualized, compassionate and expert care.

Dr. Simone lives in Flower Mound with her husband and two boys. In her spare time, she enjoys participating in her kids’ sports activities, cultivating her garden, home decor and entertaining friends and family.

Undergraduate Education

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
  • BS in Chemical Engineering
  • BS in Biology
  • Minor in Psychology


  • South Florida Advanced Surgical Institute
  • Minimally invasive Bariatric, Colorectal and Advanced Surgical Endoscopy


Montefiore Medical Center Surgery
Aortic Aneurysms Mechanics
Jacobi Breast Center
Breast Cancer Resources Access
AECOM Gynecology Department
Mitochondrial Mutations
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard MC
Hepatitis C Immunotherapy Treatment
Gillette R & D Center
HPLC Plaque Inhibition Models
MIT Biomedical Laboratory
Human Plately Factor 4 Fermentation Models


Dr. Simone met her husband, Tony, as a Freshman at MIT. They have two wonderful boys in middle school.

Medical School

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine

Surgical Training

  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial
  • Hospital/Ryder Trauma Center
  • General Surgery Internship and Residency
  • Trauma and Surgical Oncology Surgery


  • Columbia University General Surgery Teaching Award
  • University of Miami General Surgery Surgical Nutrition Award
  • University of Miami General Surgery Best Intern Award
  • GE and Dow Chemicals Research Fellowship
  • MIT Academic Excellence Award
  • Air Products Fellowship
  • Miami Silver Knight and PRIDE Awards in Mathematics
  • University of Miami Book Award
Dr Valeria Simone

Valeria Simone MD

General Surgeon

Work Experience

  • Columbia University Department of Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery and Attending Surgeon of Acute Care Surgery
  • Associate Program Director of the Columbia General Surgery Residency Program

Licensure and Certification

  • American Board of Surgery in General Surgery
  • Medical License in TX, NY, FL
  • Certified Pediatric/Adult Simulation Instructor
  • Certified Sim-man Simulation Instructor/Programmer