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Practice areas

  • Best Doctors in America 2015-16
  • Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer Team
  • Liver Cancer Team
  • Medical Oncology
  • Pancreas Cancer Team

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology



University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington


University of Kentucky, Lexington


Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology

Additional information


Philip DeSimone received his medical degree from the University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington. He then completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.

DeSimone is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Hematology.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Medical Oncology

Liver Cancer