Dr. Gerald Simons, MD

Dr. Gerald Simons, MD

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Dr. Gerald Simons, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

2727 S 144th St Ste 250

Omaha, NE 68144

Contact Information

(402) 778-5250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 92% of peers
Outer Ear Infection
normal
more than 83% of peers
Vocal Cord Nodule
normal
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Simons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simons "Dr. Simons joined Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic (now Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants, LLC) in 1978. He is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a local member of the Metro Omaha Medical Society and the Nebraska Medical Society. Dr. Simons graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical School in 1974 and completed his residency training program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1978. He joined Midwest ENT following completion of his residency. Dr. Simons specializes in general ear, nose, & throat care for adults and children. His particular interests are focused nasal and sinus disease and the use of balloon sinus dilation techniques to re-establish natural drainage patterns of the sinus systems. He also has an interest in the effects of esophageal reflux disease as it pertains to throat symptoms and throat disease."
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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

51  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Nebraska
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Nebr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simons' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simons to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Simons' 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 (5)

It’s been very hard to get in to see him in at a urgent time, just like is with any of the really ,good doctors, He is so busy. I’ve been seeing Dr. Simons for more years then I want court, He is very kind , compassionate and professional ,knowledgeable. He is one of my favites.
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Very good Dr. Highly recommend
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Doctor Simons is the best ENT specialist that I have had in my whole life. He has cleaned out the dead skin that builds up on my ear drum many times now. This dead skin builds up because of radiation therapy that I have had on my ear. He is always so careful and gentle. Because of this I trust him...more
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My daughter, who has had ear issues for years but never could find a reason, saw Dr Simons to have her ears cleaned. He immediately identified she had bacterial infections in both ears, put her on meds, and also said she had skin irritation in her canals. This infection had been going on for...more
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Thank you for the kind words!

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Dr. Simons and Staff are very friendly and efficient. Their professional treatment is outstanding. Their interest in the patient is obvious.
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