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Dr. Ronald Sims, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Sims

Dr. Ronald Sims, MD is a neurology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery in 1982 and specializes in neurology and sleep medicine.


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Dr. Sims accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
WEA Trust
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Dr. Sims' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats Migraine more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 99% 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
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sims treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sims treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea

Dr. Sims' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Sims, MD is a neurology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery in 1982 and specializes in neurology and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University Of Tn College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1982
University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
Medical School
1982
1982

Awards

Dr. Sims' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sims

2.6

Based on 43 reviews

5 Stars
37.2093023255814%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(3)
1 Star
55.81395348837209%
(24)

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Dr Simms stayed with me overnight in the hospital is hen I could not stop seizing due to full blown eclampsia. I will forever pray for him, he has no idea! God bless you Dr. Simms!!!!!! December 24, 1993.
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Complete and total jerk, wasted my time, had my chart for over a month before my appointment and knew nothing about me. Very rude, very condescending. Also spoke poorly of my GP who he has NEVER MET.
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Never!
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Looking up reviews I was nervous about coming in for my appointment. However, Dr. Sims was wonderful. He has taken my concerns seriously and is working to help me figure out what is going on. A great doctor.
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The most rude, self absorbed egotist I’ve never had the displeasure of speaking with.
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