Dr. David Simmons, MD

Dr. David Simmons, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Simmons, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Winter Haven, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

320 1st St N Ste 5

Winter Haven, FL 33881

Contact Information

(863) 299-5300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Simmons performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Simmons's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University South Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University South Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Fluconazole in the Treatment of Hepatosplenic Candidiasis., 1992
  • Achalasia in Patients Over 65, 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Simmons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Simmons Nurse Michelle is extremely rude and abrupt with her patients. She took my BP 120/68 and I told her it is never that low, can you retake it? I have high BP and it never runs below 150. As I was speaking to her she walked out of the room and closed the door without even answering me. I...more
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I came to this practice with severe gallbladder problems. After recommending several very expensive tests on my stomach, which were negative, Dr. Simmons reluctantly agreed to send me to a surgeon for the gallbladder to be removed. I found Dr. Simmons to be sarcastic and condescending and as far...more
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Dr Simmons was very kind & extremely patient with us. He clearly explained everything & answered all our questions. His office staff was efficient & very helpful when we had more questions after the fact & returned our calls promptly.
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Waited for 2 hours and 15 minutes for him to tell me that he could not treat me for crohn's because my cancer i had in 2013 has complicated my treatment. Suggested I go to IBS specialists. Thought I was going to a specialist. Wrong Had all my info ahead of time and then asked me why I'm there?...more
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