Dr. Hank Simms, MD

Dr. Hank Simms, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Save
Dr. Hank Simms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

5401 Old York Rd Ste 101

Philadelphia, PA 19141

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Simms' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Simms' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simms treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Simms treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Wound Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simms performs Wound Repair more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Simms performs this procedure more than 35% of his peers

Benign Tumor
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simms treats Benign Tumor more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Simms treats this condition more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Simms' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hank Simms, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1986
    Miemss
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1979

Dr. Simms' Reviews

Be the first to leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Simms?
(Select your rating)

Locations

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO