Dr. Mark Simms, MD

Dr. Mark Simms, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Mark Simms, MD is a developmental-behavioral pediatric specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from State University Of New York in 1974 and specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

8915 W Connell Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(877) 607-5280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Simms' Experience

Dr. Simms' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Neurodevelopment Disabilities and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simms "Dr. Simms is board certified in Pediatrics and in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. He is Professor and Chief of Child Development in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Medical Director of the Child Development Center at Children s Hospital of Wisconsin. Prior to coming to Milwaukee in 1994, Dr. Simms was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Cincinnati, Yale University, and the University of Connecticut. He has a Master degree in Public Health and extensive experience working in international settings, including Brazil and China. Dr. Simms and his excellent team of psychologists, speech language pathologists, and pediatric nurse practitioners provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care to infants, children, adolescents and their families with a wide range of developmental disabilities including language disorders, learning disabilities, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and cognitive impairments."
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2  Specialties

  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurodevelopment Disabilities
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • State University Of New York
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Montefiore Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Montefiore Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simms has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simms' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simms to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Dr. Simms' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We took my son to see Dr. Simms when he was three and displaying many autism characteristics and had significant emotional, language and development delays. We trusted the Children's Hospital name backing him up. We got no diagnosis for my son from Dr. Simms and now two years later, my son has been...more
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He only diagnoses ADHD, so you are doing a disservice to your child by taking them here, he just gives kids unnecessary medications
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If I could give Dr. Simms and the Child Development Center zero stars, I would. DO NOT take your child here if you are concerned he/she is on the autism spectrum. They will not diagnose autism before age of 6 (or at all). They diagnosed my child with a made up language disorder, when in reality...more
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