Dr. Edward Simmons, MD

Dr. Edward Simmons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Edward Simmons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from McGill University in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

235 North St Ste 2

Buffalo, NY 14201

Contact Information

(716) 882-0035

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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17  Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Osteotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Toronto
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • McGill University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Toronto Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Harvard Medical School-Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Harvard Medical School-Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Toronto-Orthopaedic & Arthritic Hosptial
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Toronto-M.Sc. Degree Program
    Other Education | Completed 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Simmons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Simmons is a very pleasant preson. He answered all my questions clearly and in detail. I could tell that he really cares about his patients. I would highly recommend Dr. Simmons to family and friends.
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The most compassionate and kindness and most knowledgeable surgeon I have ever had work on me.
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De. Simmons has been my dr since about 1998, he and his staff are some of the best around! He has done 4 separate surgerys on me thruout the yrs!! I'd recommend him to anyone needing an opinion for their neck and back.
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