Dr. David Simmons, MD

Dr. David Simmons, MD

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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Simmons' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diarrhea
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Dr. Simmons treats Diarrhea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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Dr. Simmons treats Abdominal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simmons treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons' conditions and procedures:

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

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Fluconazole in the Treatment of Hepatosplenic Candidiasis., 1992
  • Achalasia in Patients Over 65, 1997

Dr. Simmons' Reviews

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2.5

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
30%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
10%
(1)
2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(5)

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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...Read 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...Read 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?...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan
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Winter Haven Hospital

Winter Haven, FL

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