Grant R. Simons, MD
Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Grant R. Simons, MD

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Languages Spoken

  • Thai

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine

Procedures

  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Arrhythmia Management
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Cryoablation
  • Defibrillator Follow-Up
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Diagnostic Electrophysiology Study
  • Holter/Ambulatory Monitoring
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Pharmacological Stress Test
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Watchman® Implant

Conditions Treated

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Heart Block
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • North Jersey Electrophysiology Associates

    350 Engle Street 3 East Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3533
    Fax: 201-894-5640

    Thursday
    9:00 AM
    -
    4:00 PM

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • CHN PPO

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Access Network
  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ
  • Medicare NY

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ
  • Railroad Medicare NY

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Grant Simons

Dr. Simons is chief of heart rhythm services at Englewood Hospital and an assistant clinical professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of heart rhythm disorders and conditions through the use of catheterization, cryoablation, and implantable devices. He has particular interest in atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, cardiac resynchronization therapy, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, and pacemakers, Dr. Simons received his MD from Duke University School of Medicine. He did his residency in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School-Brigham and Women's Hospital and a fellowship in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at Duke University Medical Center. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed publications, and he has lectured widely on cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Simons is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and of the Heart Rhythm Society.

Honors & Awards

2020, 2019: Bergen Magazine Top Doctors

2020-2016: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2020-2012: Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

2019, 2018: (201) Magazine Bergen's Top Doctors

2019, 2017, 2014, 2013: New York Magazine Best Doctors

2019-2013: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors

2018-2012, 2010: New Jersey Monthly Magazine Top Doctor

2017-2012: (201) Health Magazine Top Doctor

2010: Herbert Dardik Award for Clinical Excellence, Englewood Hospital

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society

Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

Committees and Leadership Positions

Chief, Heart Rhythm Services at Englewood Health

2017-present: Ambulatory IT Committee (EPIC adoption and implementation planning), Englewood Hospital

2017-present: Inaugural Homeostasis and Allostasis Curriculum Design Team, Seton Hall Hackensack Meridian Medical School

2016: Inaugural Curriculum and Student Affairs Self-Study Committee, Seton Hall Hackensack Meridian Medical School

2013-present: Executive Committee, Heart and Vascular Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center

2013-present: Co-Chief, Cardiac Electrophysiology PI committee, Hackensack University Medical Center

2013-present: Chairman, IRB, Englewood Hospital

2011-2015: Heart Rhythm Society Advisory Panel

2011: Member, search committee for the chief of the Heart and Vascular Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center

2010-2015: Clinical Events Committee, CITADEL and CENTURION studies, TyRx Pharma, Inc.

2007-2012: Manuscript publication committee, OMNI study

2003-2013: Member, Institutional Review Board, Englewood Hospital

Global Health and Community Health Activities

2006-present: Trustee, Englewood Hospital Foundation

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Fellowship

Duke University Medical Center, Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Publications

Publications

Henrikson CA, Sohail MR, Acosta H, Johnson EE, Rosenthal L, Pachulski R, Dan D, Paladino W, Khairallah FS, Gleed K, Hanna I, Cheng A, Lexcen DR, Simons GR. Antibacterial Envelope is Associated with Low Infection Rates Following ICD and CRT Replacement: Results of the Citadel and Centurion Studies. JACC-EP 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jacep.2017.02.016

Akinjero A, Donaldson S, Simons GR, Erlebacher J. ECG of the Month: Elderly Man with Palpitations. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2017, in press.

Manandhar M, Nemirovsky D, Feigenblum DY, Simons GR. Investigation of the Utility of the Audible Alert in Recent Generation Medtronic Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Nov 3. doi: 10.1111/pace.12972.

Kelley RS, Vardy MD, Simons GR, Chen H, Ascher-Walsh C, Brodman M. A pilot study of cardiac electrophysiology catheters to map and pace bladder electrical activity. Neurourol. Urodynam 2016; doi:10.1002/nau.23087.

Krishnamoorthy P, Shapiro ML, Nemirovsky D, Feigenblum DY, Simons GR. Aortic Intramural Hematoma after Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. JACC Clinical Electrophysiology 2016; 2: 395-396.

Ziegler PD, Sakaguchi S, Simons GR, Koehler JL, Warman E. The Prevalence of Sinus Rhythm in Patients with “Permanent” Atrial Fibrillation. PACE 2014: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.12354.

Tang GHL, Pawale A, Simons GR, Stelzer PE. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Diagnosis of Left Atrial Abscess After Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2013; 96:1473-1475.

Akl EG, AbiNader MK, Simons GR, Recent Developments in the Prevention of Thromboembolism from Atrial Fibrillation: Novel Oral Anticoagulants and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Devices. J Innov Card Rhythm Management 2012; 3: 818-828.

Sweeney MO, Sakaguchi SI, Simons GR, Machado C, Yang Fang. Response to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Coverage with Evidence Development Request for Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: Data from the OMNI Study. Heart Rhythm 2012; 9:1058-1066.

Bloom HL, Constantin L, Dan D, DeLurgio DB, El-Chami M, Ganz, LI, Gleed KJ, Hackett FK, Kanuru NK, Lerner DJ, Rasekh A, Simons GR, Sogade SO, Sohail MR. Implantation Success and Infection in Cardiovascular

Implantable Electronic Device Procedures Utilizing an Antibacterial Envelope. Pace 2011; 34: 133-42.