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Dr. Gary Simonds, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Simonds

Carilion Clinic Neurosurgery - Roanoke

2331 Franklin Rd SW Roanoke, VA 24014

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Dr. Gary Simonds, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Umdnj Robert Wood Johnson Med School Piscataway/new Brunswick/camden Nj in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(540) 224-5170

Dr. Simonds accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Simonds' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simonds treats Chiari's Deformity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Simonds treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simonds performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Simonds performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Spine Fracture Treatment
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simonds performs Spine Fracture Treatment more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Simonds performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Simonds' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Paracentesis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery

About Me

Biography

Dr. Simonds was a biochemistry major at Dartmouth College. He went on to UMDNJ Rutgers Medical School as a recipient of an Army Scholarship where he was first in his class and was inducted into the AOA National Medical Honor Society. During medical s...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1987
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Umdnj Robert Wood Johnson Med School Piscataway/new Brunswick/camden Nj
Medical School
1987
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Simonds' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Simonds

2.8

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
40%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
46.666666666666664%
(7)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
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Excellent surgeon. Saved me from being permanently paralyzed. Very personable and attentive.
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