“Integrity, determination and altruism”


Dr. Simón’s main interest is the study of human embryo implantation, a mechanism that is crucial for the continuity of our species but that is also inefficient, often resulting in infertility.

Carlos Simón MD, PhD

Dr. Simón is a Reproductive Endocrinologist with an extended career as a physician-scientist. Board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Spain, he is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Valencia, Spain; Senior Lecturer at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University; and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Baylor College of Medicine.

Among the world’s leading experts in Reproductive Biology, especially in human implantation, his research emphasizes the cross-communication between the maternal tissues and the embryo, as well as the role of endometrial stem cells in the biology of reproduction. His research has led to more than 460 peer-reviewed publications, and his H-index is 103. In addition, he has edited 19 books in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, including two recent bestsellers. One of these books received the 2018 British Medical Association’s Medical Book Award in Obstetrics and Gynecology.