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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Aisha Simjee, MD

Specialty
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Aisha Simjee, MD
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 311
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Aisha Simjee, MD
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 311
Orange, CA 92868
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Phone
(714) 771-2020
Fax
(714) 771-1900
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Rangoon University - 1968
    • Internship
      South Baltimore General Hosital - 1971
    • Residency
      Howard University Hospital - 1975
    • Fellowship
      Schele Eye Institute
    • Fellowship
      Wills Eye Hospital
    Areas of Interest
    • Cataracts
    • Corneal Surgery
    • Cornea
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Aisha Simjee is a remarkable physician and person who has dedicated her professional life and all her free time to helping others around the world. Her unparalleled compassion and passion for helping others is an inspiration for all of us.

    Dr. Simjee has traveled around the world to more than 30 countries including El Salvador, Thailand, Vietnam, Armenia, Romania, Afghanistan, Nepal, India, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka and others, to provide free surgical services to those patients in need. She most recently visited the Syrian border to provide support and medical care for the many thousands of Syrian refugees.

    She completed her medical degree with honors while in Burma, and then moved to the United States to complete a research fellowship at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Simjee then completed her residency at Howard University, and went on to her cornea fellowship in at the nationally known Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. As a true scholar, she also completed fellowships in ophthalmic pathology and medical retina at the Sheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

    Aisha Simjee, MD, is beloved and highly respected in the Southern California medical community as a board-certified, fellowship-trained and compassionate ophthalmologist. She is known as an expert in corneal disease, and has performed numerous corneal transplant and cataract surgeries around the world. She has received considerable recognition for her charitable work locally and globally, including the following awards:
    • 1990 Annual Women of Achievement Award, Rancho Santiago Community College, Santa Ana, California
    • Certificates of Recognition from the following officials:
      • California State Senator John Seymour
      • California Congressman Christopher Cox
      • California Lieutenant Governor Leo McCarthy
    • 1993 Values in Action Award for Service, St. Joseph Hospital
    • 2004 Humanitarian Services Award, Orange County Board of Supervisors
    • 2005 Pride in the Profession Award, American Medical Association
    • 2006 Women of Vision Award, We Give Thanks
    • 2010 Physician of the Year Award, Orange County Medical Association
    • 2012 UCI School of Medicine Voluntary Faculty J. Edward Berk Physician Award for Humanitarian Services
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