Tony W. Simmons, M.D.
cardiac function, medical technology/devices
Academic: 336-716-4667 | Department: 336-716-4667
Shah RN, Simmons TW, Carr JJ, Entrikin DW. Primary cardiac lymphoma diagnosed by multiphase-gated cardiac CT and CT-guided percutaneous trans-sternal biopsy. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2012;6(2):137-139.
Heatherly SJ, Simmons T, Fitzgerald DM, Mitchell M. Psychological effects of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads under advisory. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2011;34(6):694-699.
Ahmad S, Simmons T, Varagic J, Moniwa N, Chappell MC, Lively M, Ferrario CM. Localization and metabolism of angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue [abstract]. Hypertension. 2011;58(5):e50.
Ahmad S, Simmons T, Varagic J, Moniwa N, Chappell MC, Ferrario CM. Chymase-dependent generation of angiotensin II from angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(12):e28501.
Ahmad S, Varagic J, Westwood B, Chappell MC, Strawn WB, Simmons T, Ferrario CM. Chymase-dependent generation of angiotensin II from angiotensin-(1-12) in human atrial tissue [abstract]. FASEB J. 2010;24(1 Meeting Abstracts):605.4.
Davis A, Zissleman M, Simmons T, McCall WV, McCafferty J, Rosenquist PB. Electroconvulsive therapy in the setting of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. J ECT. 2009;25(3):198-201.
Wannenburg T, Koide NS, Ntim WO, Fitzgerald DM, Haisty WK, Rubery BE, Benfield KY, Simmons TW. Intra-atrial conduction time is a major determinant of optimal atrio-ventricular delay in cardiac resynchronization therapy [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007;49(9 Suppl A):29A.
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Electrocardiography, Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Cardiology (clinical), Electrophysiology
The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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*Dr. Simmons involves ME in care decisions.
Every one was great, *Dr. Simmons is a great dr.
Seems rushed or pushed for time.
The health care provider made several suggestions about exercise which are being followed.
Dr. Tony Simmons is an excellent physician and I would recommend him to anyone needing cardiac care or treatment!
Calm, caring and professional.
I liked Dr. Simmons. He was helpful in describing the use of medication and seemed to know about my situation.
*Dr. Tony Simmons is an excellent care provider (doctor) and a wonderful person.
I feel that Dr. Simmons goes the extra mile in many ways. A good listener and explains issues clearly.
*Dr. Simmons is very personable, knowledgeable and LISTENS.
I hope the care provider never leaves before I die as I am not sure how comfortable I would be with anyone else. He is excellent.
One of you best doctor's by far.
DR. Tony Simmons is a great care provider i have been going to him many years i have all the confidence in the world in his care.
Very good experience.
Dr Simmons takes the time and listen to you. He is always very positive and upbeat.