Dr. Kenny Simpkins, MD

Dr. Kenny Simpkins, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Kenny Simpkins, MD is an urology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch in 1982 and specializes in urology, urologic oncology, and more.Read his story

100 Victoria Rd

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

(828) 254-8883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Prostate Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Simpkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Simpkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simpkins "I have been in Asheville since 1988 and look forward to several more years of practice."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simpkins "Patients with cancer have many fears and concerns that I enjoy addressing with them and their families. I find that a comprehensive approach and a thorough discussion of treatment options helps people feel more comfortable with their decisions, and I appreciate the partnership that I have with patients and their families in caring for their urologic issues."

3  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Urologic Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

71  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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 Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Utsmc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Utsmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simpkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simpkins' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simpkins to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Simpkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (4)

He answers all questions and provides advice about alternatives and recommendations.
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The best qualified Urological Oncologist in Western North Carolina by far. He restored my normal lifestyle after other doctors would (or could) not.
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The most dedicated doctor I have ever had the pleasure to know. Caring an always doing g what is right for his patients . His nurse is the best I have ever been around, love her.
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Dr. Simpkins is rude and inconsiderate. I would not recommend him to anyone. I would think that if you are a doctor you want to help people, this is not the case with Dr. Simpkins.
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