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Grant Simons, MD, Cardiology, Hackensack, NJ, Holy Name Medical Center


Cardiology Hackensack, NJ

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Chief of Heart Rhythm Services, Hackensack University Medical Center Chief of Heart Rhythm Services, Englewood Health

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Education & Training

  • Duke University Hospital
    Duke University HospitalFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993 - 1997
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1993
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineClass of 1990
  • Duke University
    Duke University BA, 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2005 - 2024
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2001 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1997 - 2001
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1994 - 1998
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2013-2014
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2013-2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Safety of Transvenous Low Energy Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with a History of Ventricular Tachycardia: Effects of Rate and Repolarization Time o...  
    Simons GR, Newby KH, Kearney MM, Brandon MB, Natale A, PACE 1998; 21: 430-437
  • Atrioventricular and Intraventricular Conduction Disorders in Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Reappraisal in the Thrombolytic Era.  
    Simons GR, Sgarbossa E, Wagner G, Califf RM, Topol EJ, Natale A, PACE 1998;21:2651-2663
  • Effect of Increased Parasympathetic and Sympathetic Tone on Internal Atrial Defibrillation Thresholds in Humans.  
    Barold HS, Shander G, Tomassoni G, Simons GR, Wharton JM, PACE 1999;22:238-242
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Analysis of Anatomic Relationships between the Right Phrenic Nerve, the Right Superior Pulmonary Vein, and the Left Atrium using Pace-Mapping.
    Simons GR, Sharma PS, Feigenblum DY, Nemirovsky D, 30th Annual Sessions, Heart Rhythm Society, Boston
  • Time to First Appropriately Treated VT/VF Episode in Guideline vs. Non-Guideline Primary Prevention ICD Patients: Preliminary Results from the OMNI Study.
    Machado CD, Sweeney MO, Sakaguchi S, Simons GR, Qiao H, Skorupa S, 30th Annual Sessions,Heart Rhythm Society, Boston
  • Is there Decremental Conduction at the Coronary Sinus Ostial Region during Entrainment of Typical Atrial Flutter?
    Simons GR, Nair LA, Sogade FO, Hillsley RE, Barold HS, Wharton JM, 18th Annual Sessions, NASPE, New Orleans
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  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy—An Established Treatment for CHF. 
    University Medical Center
  • CRT-Can We Reduce the Nonresponder Rate. 
    Conference: New Developments in Heart and Vascular Disease Management, Hackensack University Medica
  • Atrial Fibrillation Disease State 2010. 
    Bergen Regional Medical Center Grand Rounds
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Thai

Hospital Affiliations