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Dr. Edith Simmons, MD

Nephrology ·  Female · Age 48

Dr. Simmons

Austin Kidney Associates

3000 N Interstate 35 # 635 Austin, TX 78705

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Dr. Edith Simmons, MD is a nephrology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1997 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Simmons accepts the following insurance:

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
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Simmons' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hyperkalemia
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Dr. Simmons treats Hyperkalemia more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Dr. Simmons treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simmons treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Simmons' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • 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
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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 Doctor Simmons for your Care. Thanks, Janell Cox
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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.
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Dr.Simmons is kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Simmons is the best.
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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.
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Very personalized, professional services. Thorough workup prior to appointments. Pleasant staff and very clean and pleasant office (St Davids).
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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1997
University Of Mississippi
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

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