ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Gastroenterology
Dr. Simoes received her medical degree from the KJ Somaiya Medical College and Research Institute, Mumbai, India. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the Ichan School of Mount Sinai St Luke’s and Mount Sinai West, where she also served as Chief Resident. She then went on to do a Clinical Nutrition Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she trained in the specialized nutrition management of critically ill and cancer patients. She graduated in 2019 as Chief Fellow from the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and by the National Board of Nutrition Support Clinicians. Dr. Simoes is currently an Assistant Professor in Gastroenterology at the Mount Sinai St Luke’s and West campus. Her practice involves general gastroenterology, with a special interest in screening, diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancers and endoscopic palliation of gastrointestinal cancers. She also provides specialized nutrition support for post-operative and cancer patients. Dr. Simoes has a particular interest in working with patients at higher risk of developing gastrointestinal cancers, including those with familial cancer syndromes.