Dr. Edward Simmons, MD

Dr. Edward Simmons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Simmons, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Buffalo, NY. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
4.6
based on 18 total reviews (3 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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Staten Island, NY |
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.
in RoBuffali, Nychester, NY |
The most compassionate and kindness and most knowledgeable surgeon I have ever had work on me.
in Lockport, NY |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Simmons accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Simmons has admitting privileges

Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203
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