Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Edith Simmons, MD is a nephrology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University of Mississippi in 1997 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

3000 N Interstate 35 # 635

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

(512) 451-5800

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Simmons'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.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

32  Conditions Treated

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1  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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
41 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (24)

Going toDr about 8 years
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Have had a very good experience the last 3/4 years I've had her as my doctor.??????
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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.
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Dr Simmons is very caring and listens to her patients.
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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...more
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