Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
Heart Atria; Atrial Flutter; Cardiac-Gated Imaging Techniques; Tomography, Spiral Computed; Heart Neoplasms
Academic: 336-716-4667 | Department: 336-716-4667
Primary cardiac lymphoma diagnosed by multiphase-gated cardiac CT and CT-guided percutaneous trans-sternal biopsy. Shah RN, Simmons TW, Carr JJ, Entrikin DW.. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012;6(2):137-139.
Psychological effects of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads under advisory. Heatherly SJ, Simmons T, Fitzgerald DM, Mitchell M.. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011;34(6):694-699.
Localization and metabolism of angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue [abstract]. Ahmad S, Simmons T, Varagic J, Moniwa N, Chappell MC, Lively M, Ferrario CM.. Hypertension. 2011;58(5):e50.
Chymase-dependent generation of angiotensin II from angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue. Ahmad S, Simmons T, Varagic J, Moniwa N, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM.. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(12):e28501.
Chymase-dependent generation of angiotensin II from angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue [abstract]. Ahmad S, Varagic J, Westwood B, Chappell MC, Strawn WB, Simmons T, Ferrario CM.. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):605.4.
Electroconvulsive therapy in the setting of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Davis A, Zissleman M, Simmons T, McCall WV, McCafferty J, Rosenquist PB.. J ECT. 2009;25(3):198-201.
Intra-atrial conduction time is a major determinant of optimal atrio-ventricular delay in cardiac resynchronization therapy [abstract]. Wannenburg T, Koide NS, Ntim WO, Fitzgerald DM, Haisty WK, Rubery BE, Benfield KY, Simmons TW.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49(9 Suppl A):29A.
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Electrocardiography, Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Cardiology (clinical), Electrophysiology
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Best provider ever
*Dr. Tony Simmons is an excellent cardiologist/electrophysiologist. I could go to any cardiologist with my superior health insurance, but would not find another better than him. Prior to seeing *Dr. Simmons initially, I researched cardiologist within a 250 mile range from my home. I travel 3 hours one way to be his patient.
Couldn't ask for a better cardiologist (and nursing staff). Dr. Simmons is an absolute stand-out.
Dr. Simmons explained our plan of action for my condition and medications great. Feel very comfortable with him as my EP physician ---
I have recommended this Dr. Simmons to another patient who has my disease and he is now seeing her also.
Dr. Tony Simmons is the best Provider always shows concern. I have a lot of confidence would highly recommend Dr. Tony Simmons
Excellent in all aspects.
Dr. Simmons makes you feel very comfortable and explained my health problem well. Very pleased with him.
*Dr. Simmons is a very caring doctor.
Dr. Simmons is the best.
Dr Simmons is always attentive, thorough, and friendly. I enjoy the time I spend with him and I have complete confidence in his ability as my cardiologist.
Everything was good. I look forward to my scheduled appointments.
So far so good. He told me he do his best. He seems like he care, and wants the best for me.
*Dr. Simmons is the best!
extremely pleased with the Doctor and the care I've recieved...thank you all...
I have recommended this provider to friends.
*Dr. Simmons did not make me feel comfortable. He gave me no idea of my condition, seriousness, etc.
I am glad to have this *Dr. Simmons, he's excellent in care and listening and talking to me about my medicine & welfare.
I was very pleased with the Dr. attention and concern about my problem. He is a GREAT Dr.
Excellent first visit with *Dr. Simmons.