Dr. Sara Simmons, MD

Dr. Sara Simmons, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
46 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Sara Simmons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bradenton, FL. She specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center

6015 Pointe West Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34209
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Freedom Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simmons "We are a world-class healthcare organization specializing in the care and treatment of the entire musculoskeletal system, including: orthopedics, sports medicine, and pain management. Our specialists also have advanced expertise in work-related injuries, participate in clinical research trials and offer a host of onsite services, including outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging and physical therapy."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Simmons does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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34  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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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

  • Sackler School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Simmons has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Simmons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Simmons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

Patient Comments (5)

She is Excellent highly Recommend her.
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Absolutely the best! I had a very bad infection on my fingernail & Dr. Simmons took care of it. She explained everything thoroughly & I could not have asked for any better treatment. Her staff was wonderful. I would definitely recommend Dr. Simmons to all my family & friends. Chris...more
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While seeing an orthopedic surgeon isn't always planned or expected, we're happy you chose us for your care and are so glad to hear how well you are doing!

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It was a wonderful experience. I felt very confident at Coastal Orthopedics. It was my first time visiting Dr. Simmons, but I have been to Coastal Orthopedics in the past and have seen other doctors in the practice. Dr. Simmons explained everything very clearly and seemed very gentle in my exams. I...more
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Highly recommend ! Dr. Simmons is my Doctor and should be yours too.she is thorough , and has a great bedside manner Dr. Simmons was highly knowledgeable in her field .
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Dr. Simmons addressed me in a way that allowed me to relax and feel comfortable with her expertise! She was actually really easy to talk to and she went over my options without trying to push me in any particular direction.
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