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Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Pediatric Neurology ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Simmons

Dr. Richard Simmons, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Halfmoon, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in pediatric neurology.


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(518) 782-3810

Dr. Simmons accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EBS-RMSCO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Simmons' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Tic Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simmons treats Tic Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Tension Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simmons treats Tension Headache more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simmons treats Migraine more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Simmons treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Simmons' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Simmons, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Halfmoon, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in pediatric neurology.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Education

SUNY / Buffalo General Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Robert Wood Johnson U Hosp-Umdnj
Internship Hospital
2003
Drexel University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1999
Union College
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
1999

Awards

Dr. Simmons' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Simmons

4.3

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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(13)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
18.75%
(3)

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Simmons, MD
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We brought our son to see Dr. Simmons today and we were overly impressed with the experience. Anyone looking for a Pediatric Neurologist- this is the doctor you want to see. He took time with us, answering all of our questions and explaining our child's diagnosis in great depth.
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