About

About

Dr. Simon J Hall MD is a board certified urologist with Fellowship training in Urologic Oncology. His clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of Prostate, Bladder and Kidney cancers. He is especially interested in Active Surveillance of men with prostate cancer and men and women with incidentally found small renal masses and the creation of continent urinary reconstructions for patients who need to undergo cystectomy for Bladder cancer. Furthermore, Dr. Hall has a keen interest in treating patients with recurrent prostate cancer following definitive therapy. He believes that objective & balanced communication with the patient and family is the key to decision making and individualized care. Over the years Dr. Hall has been named as Best Doctor, both nationally and regionally, by organizations such as Castle Connolly, SuperDoctors and New York Magazine.

Dr. Hall s research has focused of new therapies for prostate and bladder cancer; he has participated in numerous clinical trials, some of which generated data resulting in FDA approval of Sipleucel-T (Provenge) and enzulutamide (Xtandi). He oversees a laboratory investigating novel approaches to negating the Androgen Receptor, an important key driver of castration resistant prostate cancer. Decision making and improved methods of clinical care for patients with bladder and prostate cancer are important aspects of his research interests in collaboration with Dr. Michael Diefenbach, a behavioral scientist in the Departments of Urology & Medicine at NS-LIJ. He has authored or co-authored nearly 70 peer reviewed articles in Journals such as Journal of Urology, Urology, British Journal of Urology, Clinical Cancer Research and Science.

Dr. Hall received his MD from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. He then completed two years of Surgery training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center followed by a four year residency in Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. This was followed by a 2 year fellowship in Urologic Oncology in the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to joining the Smith Institute for Urology, he served on the faculty of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for 18 years, holding various positions including Kyung Hyun Kim MD Chair of Urology and the Director of the Deane Prostate Health & Research Center.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Urology - American Board of Urology

  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Chief resident

    • Boston University School of Medicine

  • Medical school

    • Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • Residencies

    • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center

    • Boston University School of Medicine

  • Fellowships

    • Baylor College of Medicine

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville Road, M41Lake Success, NY 11042
1000 Northern Boulevard, Suite 120Great Neck, NY 11021

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Most recent comments

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09/24/2018
"Dr. Hall is a fabulous doctor!"
08/30/2018
"Dr. Hall has great bedside manners & a better set of HANDS."
08/20/2018
"Knew Dr. Hall for 14 years. He is my man. Honest and know what he is doing. One of the best Urologist here in NY."
07/30/2018
"the care provider followed up with a call the following day to discuss a thought he had after our appointment. showed he was thinking about my appointments and condition even after I left the office."
07/23/2018
"Doctor Simon John Hall is a very cool dude"
07/10/2018
"I have now fired my urologist and will be seeking continued care from Dr. Hall"
07/02/2018
"Dr Simon Hall is a world class physician. We have developed a relationship of mutual respect, care, and trust. I live 2 hours away and would drive or fly anywhere to see him. Northwell is very fortunate to have this man on its team"
07/02/2018
"I switched to Dr Hall because of lack of confidence in my previous provider"
06/30/2018
"Dr. Hall is one of the best doctors I have ever seen--friendly, thorough, helpful."
06/23/2018
"very accessible and professional"
06/22/2018
"I was afraid and scared and Dr. Hall made me feel at ease and reassured me that (we) him & staff were going to come up with an answer and a solution to my problem."
06/22/2018
"Care providers is exemplary."
06/11/2018
"Dr Hall is the best!"
05/26/2018
"As always an excellent experience."
05/22/2018
"Dr Hall is a caring and knowledgeable physican who is a great problem solver. He listens carefully and formulates solutions that are tailored to the patients specific medical and lifestyle needs."
05/19/2018
"Dr. Hall is brilliant. Need to work hard to stay on the same page as him."
04/17/2018
"very satisfied with m.d. and staff"
03/21/2018
"I like Siman Hall MD. "
03/17/2018
"Dr. Hall is the best."
03/13/2018
"Dr. Hall is pleasant and exhibits concerns about me. I feel confident and assured when he examines me great doctor down to earth."
02/23/2018
"Dr. Hall was very friendly. He listen to all my concerns about my problem. So far, very happy with Dr. Hall."
02/06/2018
"dr Hall is amazing"
12/31/2017
"Dr. Hall is exceptional. He is the consumate professional... SMWH patient kind & caring. I drive 100 miles to se ehim and he's well worth the drive!!"
12/14/2017
"Dr. Hall is a super doc. I've had 3 urologist so far but he is miles ahead of the others as a doc & friendliness and up to date knowledge in my disease."
12/06/2017
"I liked the way they handle everything."
11/20/2017
"Nobody better than Dr. Hall!"
11/17/2017
"Dr. Hall is outstanding."
10/31/2017
"dr hall is a true professional. knowledgeable and caring. what more could you ask for"
10/26/2017
"Dr Hall was very courteous and informative, answered all my questions and provided insight for my condition."
10/20/2017
"Dr. Hall is an excellent provider. He always shows genuine concern for my health."
09/25/2017
"I have great confidence & have followed him from..."
08/28/2017
"No problems at all -"
08/24/2017
"I am a critical consumer of medical services and Dr. Hall is wonderful: knowledgeable; concerned: down to Earth yet professional; absolutely the best by far of several urologists I've gone to."
08/21/2017
"dr hall listens"
07/17/2017
"Dr S.Hall is a cool guy."
07/17/2017
"great Doctor"
06/27/2017
"Very good experience. 5. No medication."
06/25/2017
"great experience with Dr hall"
06/23/2017
"Very good."
06/06/2017
"Very good."
05/25/2017
"Dr. Hall is great!!"
05/15/2017
"Dr. Simon Hall had a fine demeanor and was comfortable to interact with."
04/18/2017
"Very pleased with Dr. Hall's treatment."
03/26/2017
"I have been Dr. Halls patient or almost 4 years and he calls me his most complicated patient. None the less, he has treated me for many of my complications, and I am tankful for having him as my urologist, and could not praise him enough."
03/06/2017
"Dr. Hall is an excellent MD who listens and is concerned with my problems."
02/27/2017
"Dr. Hall was SUPER!!"
02/21/2017
"Excellent, God bless Dr Simon Hall."
02/20/2017
"I was introduced to Dr. Simon Hall by my Urologist Dr. Robert Edelman, as the best whose specialty is what I have, and our conversation with Dr. Hall and the opinions on his previous patients impresses me !!"
01/09/2017
"Great!"
01/09/2017
"If asked, I would refer someone to Dr Hall"
11/10/2016
"Already have recommended Dr. Hall."
11/08/2016
"I think this care provider provided me with great service. I did leave the hospital with a better understanding -"
10/31/2016
"Only the best."
10/18/2016
"Love Dr. Hall!"
10/13/2016
"As I said prior, Dr. Simon Hall will make sure his client understands him, what is going on before him or patient distance selves. The PA of Dr. Simon Hall also carries self very professional and caring."
09/29/2016
"Very good."
08/15/2016
"only good experiences"
08/03/2016
"Very knowledgeable & friendly w/patient."
07/13/2016
"Dr. Hall he is the best I will recommend him to anyone of my friends."
07/13/2016
"I never feel rushed when I visit Dr. Hall."
07/11/2016
"I'll go back there any time."
06/14/2016
"Good."
05/31/2016
"I HAVE BEEN WITH DR. HALL FOR OVER FIVE YEARS AND I FEEL HE IS THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS."
05/23/2016
"great experience"
05/17/2016
"No bad experience."
05/16/2016
"Simon Hall, M.D. is an outstanding clinician, one of the best I have ever known (a comparative evaluation based on not only my personal health care history but also that of family members and close friends)."
04/18/2016
"good"
04/02/2016
"dr hall is a professional who cares about his patients. he takes care of my wife and I with respect, honesty and saved my wife's life . dr. hall is excellent ."
02/22/2016
"Excellent knowledge of the condition."
12/26/2015
"Dr. Hall is a true professional. I have a lot of confidence in what he tells me and recommends."
10/27/2015
"Due to my serious surgery, Dr. Hall extended my life."
09/24/2015
"I have recommended Dr. Simon Hall to many of my friends."
09/23/2015
"Excellent!!"
09/23/2015
"Dr. Hall is a good example of how all doctors should be."
09/15/2015
"Dr. Simon Hall is terrific. I followed him from Mt. Sinai Hospital & have full confidence in him as my urologist, the LIJ is a wonderful facility."
09/14/2015
"I had a lot of confidence in Dr. Hall's care."
08/06/2015
"In general, very good experience. Would be helpful to receive more details on follow-up care."
06/25/2015
"Very good visit."
06/24/2015
"Great Doctor would recommend to all."
05/28/2015
"It was good."
04/21/2015
"Dr. Hall is outstanding!! He explains everything that is easy to understand. I feel he cares deeply about me and my health!!"
03/30/2015
"Obviously I like Dr. HALL and was his patient when he was at Mt. Sinai (prior to LIJ)."