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Dr. Sara Simmons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (32)
Map Pin Small Bradenton, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Sara Simmons, MD

Dr. Sara Simmons, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Simmons, completed a fellowship at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Simmons, completed a residency at John Peter Smith Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Simmons an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Simmons works at Coastal Orthopedics in Bradenton, FL with other offices in Lakewood Ranch, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Pain and Osteoarthritis of Hand along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Simmons' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Coastal Orthopedics
    8000 Fl64 # East, Bradenton, FL 34212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (352) 607-3328
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    Lakewood Ranch Medical Office Building I
    8340 Lakewood Ranch Blvd Ste 300, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 325-0701
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Coastal Orthopedics - West Bradenton
    6202 17th Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (941) 325-0703
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Specific procedures/conditions that don’t haveenough data are indicated with “May Perform”. We encourageyou to contact the provider with questions about theirexperience.

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Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Neuroplasty

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Limb Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Neuroplasty
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Trigger Finger
Steroid Injection
Lateral Epicondylitis
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
De Quervain's Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tenosynovitis
Wrist Fracture
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Excision of Ganglion
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wrist Replacement
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis
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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Fracture
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Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Medial Epicondylitis
Muscle Cramping
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteopenia
Osteophyte of Hand
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Wrist
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arm Surgery
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Joint Drainage
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Partial Hip Replacement
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Synovial Biopsy
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fusion
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    Insurance Accepted

    • AARP
    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    • Freedom Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Health Net
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MCM Maxcare
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • NALC Health Benefit Plan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
    Average provider rating
    Based on 32 ratings
    Patient Ratings (32)
    5 Star
    (27)
    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
    (0)
    2 Star
    (0)
    1 Star
    (4)
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    About Dr. Sara Simmons, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1255662797
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tufts Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital
    • HCA Florida Blake Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Sara Simmons, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Simmons is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Simmons has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Simmons has seen patients for Limb Pain and Osteoarthritis of Hand, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Simmons on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Simmons. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Simmons.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Simmons, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Simmons appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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