Jessica Simon, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Jessica Simon is double board certified in both dermatology and pediatric dermatology, and is well versed in all areas of dermatology. She is an active member of both the Society of Pediatric Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Simon has been recognized for her academic excellence with multiple award nominations such as the Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence Award by the New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Simon has presented at both national and international meetings on both adult and pediatric dermatology. She has been published in numerous textbooks and journals and enjoys volunteering her time sharing her knowledge at several health fairs. Dr. Simon is also fluent in Spanish. Outside of work Dr. Simon enjoys spending time with her family, running, singing, traveling and reading.


  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Dermatology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • Doctor of Medicine: Rutgers Medical School, New Jersey
  • Internship in Pediatrics: Rutgers Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
  • Residency in Dermatology: University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practicing dermatology, dermatologic surgery and CoolSculpting
  • Member of the Attending Staff at Penn Medicine Princeton Health


  • Wikramanayake T.C., Amini S., Simon J.,  Mauro L. M., Elgart G., Schachner L.A., Jimenez J.J. A novel adult rat model for chemotherapy-induced alopecia.  Clin Exp Derm 2012; 37: 284-9.
  • Wikramanayake T.C., Simon J., Mauro L.M., Perez C. I., Roberts B., Elgart G., Alvarez-Connelly E., Schachner L.A. and Jimenez J.J.  tert-Butyl hydroperoxide, an organic peroxide, causes temporary delay in hair growth in a neonatal rat model. Clin Exp Dermatol 2011; 36:661-4.
  • Wikramanayake T.C., Alvarez-Connelly E., Simon J., Mauro L.M, Guzman J., Elgart G., Schachner L.A., Chen J., Plano L.R., Jimenez J.J.  Heat treatment increases the incidence of alopecia areata. Cell Stress Chaperones 2010; 15: 985-91.
  • Horenstein M.G., Simon J. Investigation of the hair follicle inner root sheath in scarring and non-scarring alopecia. J Cutan Pathol 2007; 34:762-8.
  • Cao T., Connelly E.A., Simon J., Mauro L.M.,  Elgart G., Badiavas E.V., Schachner L.A., Roberts B., Perez C.I., Jimenez J.J. Chemotherapy-induced alopecia in a novel adult rat model: Relation to the hair follicle cycle.  Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec (2009).
  • Jimenez J.J., Cao T., Simon J., Mauro L.M., Perez C.I., Roberts B., Elgart G., Connelly E.A., Schachner L.A. Delay of hair growth by oxidants in a neonatal rat model. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec (2009).
  • Cao T., Connelly E.A., Simon J., Mauro L.M.,  Elgart G., Schachner L.A., Roberts B., Perez C.I., Plano L., Chen J., Jimenez J.J.  HSP-70 expression and alopecia areata development in C3H/HeJ mice. Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec (2009).
  • Buka R. L. & Simon J. (2009). Venous Malformation. In R. M. Koch & P. J. Taub (Eds.), Plastic Surgery Clinical Problem Solving (129-34). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
  •  Simon J., Buka R.L.  An update of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. Skin & Aging 2007; 15:38-41.  Skin & Aging 2008 AAD Gold Triangle Award Honoree.
  • Simon J., Buka R.L. (2012). Ichthyosis Vulgaris. In Rudikoff & Cohen (Eds.), Atopic Dermatitis and Eczematous Disorders.
  • Herskovitz I., Simon J, Tosti A. Anagen hair syndrome. International Journal of Trichology 2013
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