Dr. Ronald Sims, MD

Dr. Ronald Sims, MD

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Age 61
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Dr. Ronald Sims, MD is a neurology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery in 1982 and specializes in neurology and sleep medicine.

2140 John F Kennedy Rd Ste C

Dubuque, IA 52002

Contact Information

(563) 583-1558

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WEA Trust
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sims'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

67  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
32 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I suffer from neuropathy in my legs due to lupus. I had a follow up with Sims, I explained to him that I was experiencing increased pain in my left leg, along my hip. A week later, the pain became worse. I called to see if I could get in, his recommendation, I can wait to have an MRI done when I go...more
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Dr. Sims was the most condescending doctor I have ever met, and I've seen a lot of doctors as a patient suffering from MS for the past decade. Dr. Sims' solution to everything is sleep, because he specializes in sleep. DO NOT go to Dr. Sims if you want real health care. If I could give a negative...more
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Dr. Sims and nurses Mary and Janet practice kindness, attentive listening, thorough evaluation, and personalized, evidence-based treatment. We discuss treatment options, including the benefits and risks.They answer questions clearly and carefully. Dr. Sims asks me how I've been feeling and asks...more
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My sleep specialist had moved and I started to awaken during the night. Dr. Sims did not listed to my symptoms (awaken during the night with pain) or request (for an auto CPAP machine), only wanted to give me medications. Eventually, I saw a new sleep specialist in town who listened and we solved...more
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Dr. Sims listens closely and always gives me options. He spends a lot of time with me during our visits. His nursing staff is excellent.
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