Dr. David Simms, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. David Simms, MD
Dr. David Simms, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Glendale, AZ. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Simms is affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital, HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Dignity Health - St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste A100

Glendale, AZ 85306

Contact Information

(602) 938-3205

Dr. David Simms, MD

Dr. David Simms, MD

Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Mercy Care
  • 3 More

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Dr. Simms' Experience

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Dr. Simms' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus 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
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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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)
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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Dr. Simms accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Simms has admitting privileges

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea Medical Center
9003 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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