Dr. David Simmons, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Age 54
(10)
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Dr. David Simmons, MD
Dr. David Simmons, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Winter Haven, FL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Simmons is affiliated with Winter Haven Hospital.

Winter Haven Ambulatory Sgy Center

325 Avenue B NW

Winter Haven, FL 33881

Contact Information

(863) 291-4000

Dr. David Simmons, MD

Dr. David Simmons, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Simmons' Experience

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Dr. Simmons' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
75

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
2.5
based on 10 total reviews (4 with comments)
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)
Auburndale, FL |
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 know she fudged my vitals. Called and asked a question about a colonoscopy prep and she could not answer or would not answer my question just kept repeating,"you can have clear liquids" Unbelievable!!!
Haines City, FL |
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 from empathetic as he could be. I am amazed this man is a medical "specialist". His true specialty is making his patients feel silly and stupid for seeking relief from horrible digestive maladies.
in Winter Haven, FL |
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.
Winter Haven, FL |
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? I have been through a lot in the past three years and have never been treated like I was some kind of lepper.
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Dr. Simmons accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Simmons has admitting privileges

Winter Haven Hospital
200 Avenue F NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881
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