Dr. Simons is a widely respected practicing Internist/Pulmonologist in Los Angeles, California. He has over eighteen years of expert experience, representing both defense and plaintiffs. He is an articulate, credible witness and has represented the Attorney Generals' offices of both California and Arizona in trial testimony. In addition to his clinical expertise, his academic credentials include a Clinical Professorship at UCLA, and he has served as Chief of Staff for the Cedars-Sinai Health System. He is presently Medical Director of Medical Affairs and Quality Improvement at Cedars - Sinai. Particular areas of interest include Pulmonary Embolism, Asthma, Pneumonia, and Bronchogenic Carcinoma (lung cancer).