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Tony W. Simmons, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

143 Ratings
16 Comments

Tony W. Simmons, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

Electrocardiography, Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Cardiology (clinical), Electrophysiology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-6674
Department: 336-716-4667

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1970
  • M.D., Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, 1979
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Mt Sinai Hosp Of Cleveland, 1980
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Mt Sinai Hosp Of Cleveland, 1982
  • Fellowship, Mt Sinai Hosp Of Cleveland, 1984
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1986

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Am Heart Association
  • Heart Rhythm Society

NPI Number

  • 1558348227
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

143 Ratings
16 Comments

Tony W. Simmons, M.D.

Professor, Cardiology

Research Interests

cardiac function, medical technology/devices

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4667 | Department: 336-716-4667

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Recent Publications

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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Professor, Cardiology

Clinical Interests

Electrocardiography, Tachyarrhythmia Devices, Cardiology (clinical), Electrophysiology
Tony W. Simmons, M.D.

Tony W. Simmons, M.D.

Professor, Cardiology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Tony W. Simmons, M.D.143 Ratings
16 Comments

Doctor Ratings

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."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
3.8



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

8/3/2015

The bested.

6/26/2015

*Dr. Simmons involves ME in care decisions.

6/26/2015

Every one was great, *Dr. Simmons is a great dr.

6/9/2015

Seems rushed or pushed for time.

5/1/2015

The health care provider made several suggestions about exercise which are being followed.

4/25/2015

Dr. Tony Simmons is an excellent physician and I would recommend him to anyone needing cardiac care or treatment!

2/18/2015

Calm, caring and professional.

2/10/2015

I liked Dr. Simmons. He was helpful in describing the use of medication and seemed to know about my situation.

1/22/2015

*Dr. Tony Simmons is an excellent care provider (doctor) and a wonderful person.

1/14/2015

I feel that Dr. Simmons goes the extra mile in many ways. A good listener and explains issues clearly.

1/4/2015

good

11/3/2014

*Dr. Simmons is very personable, knowledgeable and LISTENS.

10/28/2014

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.

10/13/2014

One of you best doctor's by far.

10/4/2014

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.

9/4/2014

Very good experience.

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