Dr. Jill H Simmons MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Jill Simmons is a pediatric endocrinologist in Nashville, Tennessee. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. She received her medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Simmons accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center and one of 8 at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #29 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2003 - 2006

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

TN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Growth abnormalities in pediatric all survivors exposed to lower-dose cranial radiation therapy: the need for continued surveillance.
Simmons, J.H.

Significant 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency in child and adolescent survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia: Treatment with chemotherapy compared with allogeneic stem cell transplant.
Simmons, J.H., Chow, E.J., Koehler, E., Esbenshade, A., Smith, L., Sanders, J., Friedman, D.

Increased cardiometabolic traits in pediatric survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with total body irradiation.
Chow, E.J., Simmons, J.H., Roth, C.L., Baker, K.S., Hoffmeister, P.A., Sanders, J.E., Friedman, D.L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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