Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Richard Simmons, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Halfmoon, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in pediatric neurology.

1783 Route 9 Ste 101

Halfmoon, NY 12065

Contact Information

(518) 782-3810

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Concussion
normal
more than 26% of peers
Post-Concussion Syndrome
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Simmons'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
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2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simmons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Simmons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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