Dr. David Simms, MD

Dr. David Simms, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Simms, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1984 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste A100

Glendale, AZ 85306

Contact Information

(602) 938-3205

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Tinnitus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simms to family and friends
3.9
based on 16 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Simms' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Glendale, AZ
Dr.Simms is very kind and professional. He spent a lot of face to face time with me. He listened and validated my concerns. Dr. Simms was thorough and made me feel more at ease with my diagnosis.
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