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About Dr. Christopher Di Simone
Dr. Christopher Di Simone, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tucson, AZ. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology, Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Di Simone is affiliated with Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital & Health Center and Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Di Simone has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Christopher Di Simone has the following 3 specialties
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
- Hematology & Oncology
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Blood Cancer
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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We spoke with several Oncologists in town for second opinions. We found Dr. DiSimone to be the most knowledgable in the field. He spent so much time answering all our concerns, I was surprised. He will never turn away from you until YOU are done with your appointment and not the other way around. Very rare to find a doctor so attentive nowadays! Highly recommended.
Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
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Dr. Di Simone is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
19 Years Experience
University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1999
Dr. Christopher Di Simone accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsArizona Oncology, 603 N Wilmot Rd Ste 151, Tucson, AZ
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