Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 46
(38)
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Dr. Edith Simmons, MD
Dr. Edith Simmons, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Simmons is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Hays and St. David's Medical Center.

3000 N Interstate 35 # 635

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

(512) 451-5800

Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simmons "My goal is to help patients achieve quality life. My mantra is to treat patients as I would want my own family treated. I pride myself on spending quality time with patients to assure they have a thorough understanding of their health problem as well as their options for treatment."

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simmons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
5.0
based on 38 total reviews (22 with comments)
Dr. Simmons' 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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (22)
in Austin, TX |
I love coming to see Dr Simmons. I learn more with each visit. Although it's daunting to find out you have chronic kidney disease. Seeing Dr Simmons makes it easier and less stressful. She reassures me when I have not been the perfect patient.
Austin, TX |
Dr Simmons is very caring and listens to her patients.
in Buda Texas |
Dr. Simmons is the best Nephrologist, (in my opinion.) She was my husband (Raymond Cox) Doctor for approx. 8 years. We chose her because of her passion for her patients. She gives so much to see that her patients have the best of care. Raymond and our four adult children loved her. I recommend Doctor Simmons for your Care. Thanks, Janell Cox
Austin, TX |
I have been a patient of Dr. Simmons for over 10 years and her professionalism, kindness and dedication to her patients is wonderful. She is truly an amazing person.
Austin, TX |
Dr.Simmons is kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
Austin, TX |
Dr. Simmons is the best.
Austin, TX |
Dr Simmons is a very good doctor she is concerned about the well being of her patients and takes time to evaluate each one on a personal and professional level I highly recommen her.
in Leander, TX |
Very personalized, professional services. Thorough workup prior to appointments. Pleasant staff and very clean and pleasant office (St Davids).
Austin, TX |
She is always so thorough with our visits and she listens to all of our concerns and addresses it or makes recommendations. We can't say enough good things about her and how she managed our care and concerns. Other doctors could learn a lot from her!!!
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Simmons is the very best physician. She listens, doesn't interrupt, takes time and asks questions.
in Austin, TX |
amazing doctor super patient and helpful i trust her completely
Austin, TX |
Very good bedside manners and listens
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Simmons is one of the first doctors that I felt actually cared about my overall health, and really followed my care and condition closely.
in Austin, TX |
Dr Simmons is the first conventional doctor that I felt actually cared about me and went the extra mile.
in Austin, TX |
She is super nice, friendly, and approachable. She's been my doctor for a long time and I feel th st she truly cares about my health and keeping my kidneys healthy.
Austin, TX |
Very professional warm and friendly
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Simmons is a knowledgeable and very well practiced doctor. She works with me patiently in listening mode to help me with my problems. She keeps it real with people and let's you know the facts in a diplomatic Way. She's the epitome of a hard working health care worker.
in Austin, TX |
I have always had a positive experience with Dr. Simmons and always felt she has taken the proper steps in providing care for my problems
Austin, TX |
Dr Simmons has been a wonderful doctor to me for over 6 years I comPletely her ecperrise and am thankful she was S there to help me through one of the most challenging times of my life she is dedicated, knowledgeable and an amazing dotor. I would recommend her to anyone.
in Austin, TX |
Best doctor I've ever had. Kind, thorough, compassionate, and good at her job.
in austin tx |
Dr. Simmons has been my nephrologist for many years. She is both insightful and compassionate and I trust her completely.
in Austin Texas |
She is wonderful and a good listener when it comes to my Health.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Simmons accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Simmons has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Medical Center Hays
6001 Kyle Pkwy
Kyle, TX 78640
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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