Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(12)
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Dr. Richard Simmons, MD
Dr. Richard Simmons, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Jacksonville, FL. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

6207 Bennett Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32216

Contact Information
Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Dr. Richard Simmons, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
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more than 42% of peers
Cataract
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more than 21% of peers
Senile Cataracts
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more than 20% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

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.

Education

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • University Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews
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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Simmons accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.