Vice President of the Capital Health Medical Staff
Medical Director, Capital Health Center for Digestive Health
Dr. Simonian is the medical director of the Capital Health Center for Digestive Health. As medical director of the Center, he helps guide referring physicians and their patients to the appropriate advanced digestive health tests and treatments available at the Center. As a board certified gastroenterologist, he provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant disorders of the digestive tract. These include conditions in the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, biliary tract, liver, the small bowel and colon. He is a longtime partner of Mercer Gastroenterology.
A former chairperson for the Department of Medicine at Capital Health, Dr. Simonian received his medical degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. At Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center in Camden, he completed a fellowship in gastroenterology and liver diseases. He is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. He has been voted a New Jersey Top Doc in a variety of publications and treats a wide array of gastrointestinal diseases.
Dr. Simonian is currently vice president of the Capital Health Medical Staff and a member of the Capital Health System Hospital Board of Directors. He is a former member of the Strategic Planning Committee and previously served as chief of Gastroenterology at Capital Health. He is also an active member of the Capital Health Medical Executive Committee, the physician champion for implementation of Capital Health’s electronic medical record system, and a teaching attending physician for the Capital Health Internal Medicine Residency Program. He also serves on the board of the Mercer County Surgery Center.