Kentucky Doctors for
Who We Are
We are doctors, nurses, and activists committed to defending the unborn and upholding the value intrinsic to human life
Just a Bit About
KY Doctors for Life Foundation started with 144 pro-life doctors in 1979 and has grown rapidly.
At the end of 2017 we were 1,300 strong.
Dr. Simon is executive secretary of Kentucky Doctors for Life. (Since 1985)
Dr. Frank G. Simon had a practice in allergy and internal medicine in the St. Matthews area of Louisville, KY. He graduated from Connecticut Wesleyan University with honors in Biology, and got his MD degree from Tufts University School of Medicine where he became a member of the Academic Honorary Medical Society, AOA. He is board certified in Allergy and Clinical Immunology and is also board certified in Internal Medicine. He became a Fellow in the American College of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in 1991. He has published articles in Medical and Scientific Journals. Dr. Simon retired from his medical practice in 2023 after over 52 years of service.
He is a widower. He was married to Helen Tolis Simon for 49 years when she passed away in June 2013. They have one son and 2 granddaughters. Their son, Frank Tolis Simon, is also a physician in Louisville.
He started his leadership in the pro-family movement as Treasurer of the Moral Majority of Kentucky in 1979, when Jerry Falwell was in charge of the national Moral Majority. Then in 1982-1985 he was President of Freedom Foundation of Kentucky, when Pat Robertson was in charge of the national group. In 1985-1993 he was President of American Coalition for Tradition Values, when Tim LaHaye was in charge of the national group.
He is director of the Kentucky Family Association (and has been since he opened this affiliate in 1993). It used to be a part of the American Family Association, which Don Wildman started. The KFA is a Pro Family educational non profit organization that is pro-life and supports the traditional family. The KFA promotes the founding moral principles that made America one nation under God (and the great nation it has become).