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Christopher Di Simone, MD, PhD Christopher Di Simone, MD, PhD

Christopher Di Simone, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology and Hematology

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Scottsdale - Pima

Scottsdale - Pima

8415 N. Pima Rd., #165
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Call: 480-223-9805
Fax: 480-270-6020
Glendale - Saguaro Cancer Center

Glendale - Saguaro Cancer Center

7200 W. Bell Rd., Bldg. A
Glendale, AZ 85308
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Call: 623-487-4822
Fax: 623-334-9881

Education & Credentials


Chemistry Doctorate: California Institute of Technology

Medical School

Medical Doctorate: University of California, Davis


University of California-San Diego


University of California-San Diego


University of California, San Diego

Board Certification

Medical Oncology and Hematology



In The Media


Christopher Di Simone has served the Arizona community in clinical practice with Arizona Oncology as a board-certified hematologist and oncologist for over 15 years. He directed the TMC GU Tumor Board and acted as the Hematology/Oncology chair for Carondelet St. Joseph’s hospital. With his expertise, he treats a wide variety of cancer and blood illnesses.

His scientific training has been extensive, earning a BA with general and departmental honors at Johns Hopkins University and then completing a PhD in Chemistry at Caltech. At the Scripps Research facility, he served as faculty researching issues involving immunology and vaccine development. For medical education he graduated from UC Davis medical school with the prestigious Edward M. Gold award for outstanding student in Medicine.

He has continued to pursue new innovations in medicine and cancer treatment throughout his career, serving as the long-time site director of Arizona Oncology research. His contributions have been presented at many meetings including ASCO and ESMO, and published in Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet Oncology, Virology, Vaccines and BMC Microbiology. Dr. Di Simone has served as a medical director and consultant for multiple pharmaceutical companies, assisting in the development of the newest drugs for blood diseases and cancer. As a long-term member of the US Oncology steering committee directing Genitourinary research, his clinical practice has focused on improving care for patients with Prostate, Bladder and Kidney cancers. Outside of clinic he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, with frequent travels to both national and amusement parks.


Dr. Di Simone is dedicated to bringing the newest clinical approaches to patient treatment.


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