Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon


MBBS, MRCP(UK), PgCert HCL, Pg Dip Leadership, FRCP

GMC number: 6034650

Practising since: 1998


General (internal) Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

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  • Wednesday PM
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Dr Biju Simon qualified in India and completed post-graduate Higher Specialist training in General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics from LNR Workforce Deanery England.

Dr Simon was appointed as a Consultant Physician at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) in 2011. He is proficient in unselected medical conditions, Internal Medicine, undifferentiated medical illness, and Ortho-geriatrics.

Dr Simon has a keen interest in undifferentiated medical diagnosis, perioperative care, particularly for orthopaedic procedures, medical optimisation for surgery, rapidly worsening medical disorders, geriatric medical syndromes, and comprehensive medical evaluations.   

Currently, Dr Simon is head of the service of the newly established Internal Medicine department of UHL, one of the unique and largest bed base departments. Dr Simon is the postgraduate Training Programme Director of NHS England Workforce Training and Education of East Midlands overseeing Internal Medicine Stage 2 training of about 300 higher specialist trainees. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer of Medical Education at Leicester Medical School.

Dr Simon is an inquisitive Internist and passionate medical educator. He is an ardent campaigner for nurturing compassionate and caring medical teams. He enjoys watching cricket and exploring world cuisine at his leisure.

Special interests

  • Undifferentiated medical diagnosis
  • Perioperative care particularly for orthopaedic procedures
  • Medical optimisation for surgery
  • Rapidly worsening medical disorders
  • Syndromes of advancing age
  • Comprehensive medical evaluations

Languages spoken

English, Malayalam

Locations Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon works with

Related experience


  • Fellow of Royal College of Physician London
  • Member of Medical Protection Society
  • Member of British Geriatrics Society
  • Member of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Other posts held

  • Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital

Insurers Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon works with

Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health


Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Biju Cheruvathoor Simon does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.