Dr. Clifford L Simmang MD

Dr. Clifford Simmang is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Dallas, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Medical Center of Plano and Medical City Dallas Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Simmang accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Medical Center of Plano and one of 11 at Medical City Dallas Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1991 - 1992

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1987

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 21 years in Colon and Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Surgical Quality Surrogates Do Not Predict Colon Cancer Survival in the Setting of Technical Credentialing: A Report from the Prospective COST Trial.
Mathis, K. L., Green, E. M., Sargent, D. J., Delaney, C., Simmang, C. L., Nelson, H.

Adoption of laparoscopic colectomy: results and implications of ASCRS hands-on course participation.
Ross, H.M., Simmang, C.L., Fleshman, J.W., Marcello, P.W.

Reoperation following minimally invasive surgery: are the "rules" different?
McCormick, J.T., Simmang, C.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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