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Xavier Simcock, M.D. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist

Dr. Xavier Simcock was born in Auckland New Zealand. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and attended Washington University in St Louis where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Sigma Xi research honors in biology. He then attended Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and graduated AOA and received the New York Orthopedic Hospital Award. Dr. Simcock was awarded the NIH and Arthritis Foundations grants for medical student research in orthopedics.

He completed the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency program and graduated with awards in Resident Excellence Award For Teaching and Mentorship, and the William H. Thomas Award—an award for excellence in orthopedics. He was also selected by the AOA as an Emerging Leader. Dr. Simcock is one of the first five physicians in the country sponsored by the ASSH to complete training in shoulder to fingertip surgery which involved completing two specialty fellowships; The first in hand and microsurgery, and the second in shoulder surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

Dr. Simcock has completed book chapters on upper extremity fracture fixation and reconstruction in the shoulder and elbow. He has published scientific articles on subjects throughout the upper extremity involving both adults and adolescent patients. He has also been featured In clinical teaching videos for the New England Journal of Medicine and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Simcock joins Midwest orthopedics at Rush after being in private practice in Boston. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery.

Education / Certifications

  • Undergraduate Degree - Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
  • Medical School - College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Residency - Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Upper Extremity Fellowship, Cleveland, OH
  • Certification - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons