Dr. Judith Simms Cendan, MD

Dr. Judith Simms Cendan, MD

Pediatric Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Judith Simms Cendan, MD is a pediatric gynecology specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University of Florida in 1991 and specializes in pediatric gynecology and adolescent gynecology.Read her story

89 W Copeland Dr Fl 3

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

(321) 841-5530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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more than 32% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
more than 23% of peers
Uterine Diseases
more than 23% of peers

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Dr. Simms Cendan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simms Cendan "In 2010, Dr. Simms-Cendan moved to Orlando, Fla., to join the University of Central Florida College of Medicine faculty and Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Simms-Cendan has been a part of the Arnold Palmer Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology specialty practice since 2010. She enjoys caring for a wide range of concerns of girls and teens such as irregular, heavy or painful menses, acne and pelvic pain. Dr. Simms-Cendan evaluates and treats pediatric gynecologic disorders such as vaginitis, pelvic pain and congenital anomalies. She is experienced in managing endocrine disorders such as polycystic ovary syndrome. She provides contraception for adolescent girls with complicated medical problems such as lupus and autoimmune disorders, Crohn's disease, bleeding disorders and diabetes. Dr. Simms-Cendan also provides menstrual cycle control options to children with special needs such as cerebral palsy and Down Syndrome. An experienced laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Simms-Cendan also treats endometriosis and ovarian cysts. She is passionate about education in her specialty and is a very active in the the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. She is a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCF, and is active in global health and community outreach, in addition to her teaching and clinical work."
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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Gynecology
  • Adolescent Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

17  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hymenectomy
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intrauterine Device Management
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Nexplanon® Etonogestrel Implant
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Laparoscopy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Florida at Shands
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simms Cendan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simms Cendan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simms Cendan to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Simms Cendan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Simms in incredible. She helped my daughter understand her medical condition in simple layman terms. She answered any questions we had and rushed us in on more than one occasion when my daughter needed same day medical advise. My daughter ended up needing emergency surgery and she was there...more
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She was very kind, friendly, helpful, and she explained everything in simple terms. She helped us with our daughter that has autism and behavior problems.
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