Simon A. Sarkisian, DO, MS, FAAEM


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Emergency Medicine Physician

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Captain Simon Sarkisian is an active duty U.S. Army physician who is currently serving as the Emergency Medicine Physician on the 274th (Airborne) Forward Resuscitative Surgical Detachment stationed at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ as part of the Army Medical Department Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training Program. He is an attending physician in Cooper's Department of Emergency Medicine. 

Capt. Sarkisian was awarded the U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program scholarship in 2011 and graduated from Touro University in California with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree in 2015. He attended the Emergency Medicine residency program at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. In 2018 he graduated his residency program as a chief resident. Capt. Sarkisian's first duty assignment after graduation was at Cooper University Hospital.

In 2020 to 2021, he was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq with the 115th Field Hospital. In 2021, he was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division. Capt. Sarkisian enjoys teaching medical students, residents, and military/diplomatic rotators both in the Emergency Department as well as the Trauma Bay. Capt. Sarkisian has authored/co-authored numerous publications in emergency and military medicine. His interests also include operational/austere medicine, disaster medicine, and emergency preparedness.

Office Locations

Emergency Medicine

One Cooper Plaza
(for GPS use 246 S 6th St)
Camden, NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolTouro University - College of Osteopathic Medicine, Mare Island, CA
Graduate SchoolMS, Pharmaceutical Sciences - University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston, RI
InternshipEmergency Medicine - Carl D. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX
ResidencyEmergency Medicine - Carl D. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, TX


  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Fellow

Selected Works

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