Dr. Deborah Sims, MD

Dr. Deborah Sims, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Deborah Sims, MD is a general surgery specialist in Windber, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

600 Somerset Ave # Joycemurthabreastcarecente

Windber, PA 15963

Contact Information

(814) 467-3080

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
high
more than 80% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Sims'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stereotactic Procedure
  • Stereotaxis
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Lenox Hill Hosp New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Henry Ford Hlth Scis Ctr/Henry Ford Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have never met a doctor that has so much care and concern for her patients as Dr. Sims!! She spent so much time with me and explained everything to a T!!
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After canceling ONE appointment very near the end of the year due to illness, I received a nasty letter signed by Dr. Sims that they had to "go through the bother and hassle of getting preauthorizaton, trying to contact you". At the ONE follow up call I received, I explained that my insurer had...more
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