Gregory Simone, MD, FACC
Dr. Simone was born in Chicago, Illinois and reared in suburban Niles. He graduated from the University of Illinois in Chicago and along with his wife, Terry, relocated to Atlanta to attend Emory University School of Medicine. After completing 10 years of medical training in Atlanta, he entered private practice in Marietta, Georgia.
Education and Training
- Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Bachelor of Science, 1969
- Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1974
- Internal Medicine Internship: Emory Affiliated Hospitals, 1974-1975
- Internal Medicine Residency: Emory Affiliated Hospitals, 1975-1977
- Cardiology Fellowship: Emory Affiliated Hospitals, 1977-1980
- Graduate School: Kennesaw State University, Master of Business Administration, 1997
- American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977
- Subspecialty, American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1979
- Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 1980
- Cobb County Medical Society
- Medical Association of Georgia
- American College of Cardiology
- American Heart Association
Dr. Simone understands the pivotal role of cardiology in primary care, preventive medicine, and in the pursuit of optimal health. He understands the trends in healthcare today and the emerging preference for personalized healthcare. Dr. Simone addresses the entire medical spectrum of his patients, their cardiovascular needs, and lifestyle concerns. He believes that ample time for patients and undivided attention are essential to good care.
Some interesting facts about Dr. Simone: He earned a black belt in tae kwon do, continues to exercise regularly, carried the Olympic torch for the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2001, played the base guitar in various rock bands, loves Corvettes, volunteers at the Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb, and shares an appreciation for food and wine with his wife, Terry, a cooking instructor. Together, he and Terry have two daughters and two grandchildren.