Michelle A Simmons

Michelle A Simmons, MD

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Languages Spoken By This Provider:

English

Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available

Asheville Women’s Medical Center: Asheville

143 Asheland Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 258-9191 Fax: (828) 253-7382

Asheville Women’s Medical Center: Arden

310 Long Shoals Road
Suite 202
Arden, NC 28704
Phone: (828) 687-2955 Fax: (828) 687-0302

Education

Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical School: University of Florida School of Medicine

Undergraduate School: Duke University

Hospital Affiliations

Mission Hospital

Dr. Simmons believes in delivering comprehensive women’s healthcare through all stages of life with compassion and respect. To accomplish this, she sees her patients as partners in health, whether the goal is preventative care or treatment of active disease.
Dr. Simmons is proud to offer patients the most current, safe, and clinically proven medical and surgical treatment options. Her special interests include family planning, contraception, infertility treatment and menopausal management. She specializes specifically in a minimally invasive surgery option called Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS). Dr. Simmons is married and has one daughter. She and her family enjoy cycling, hiking, active vacations, ACC basketball, and their chocolate Labradors Bella and Mica.

Education and Training:
University of Alabama at Birmingham: Administrative Chief Resident 1999-2000, Internship and Residency, 1996-2000
University of Florida School of Medicine: Doctorate of Medicine, 1992-1996
Duke University: Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, 1988-1992

Work Experience:
Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Asheville Women’s Medical Center, 2000–present
Active staff physician, Mission Hospitals, 2000-present

Professional Organizations:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Board Certification, 2002-present
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow, 1996-present
North Carolina Medical Society, member, 2000-present
Southern Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, member, 2000-present

Leadership Roles:
Managing Partner, Asheville Women’s Medical Center, 2015
Obstetrics Administrative Partner at Asheville Women’s Medical Center, 2006-2014
Physician Supervisor for AWMC Obstetrical Nurse Practitioner

Awards and Honors:
Administrative Chief Resident, University of Alabama Department of OB/GYN, 1999-2000
Award for Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures, University of Alabama Department of OB/GYN, 2000
Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Education, University of Alabama Department of OB/GYN, 1997 and 2000

Patient Reviews

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Pap Smear

I am always pleased with the office and staff at Asheville Womens. Dr Simmons is a pleasure to see each time I come and very informative and helpful. I highly recommend Asheville Womens.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Nice friendly atmosphere. Dr. Simmons is just awesome. She's knowledgeable and kind.

OB Care

I like every doctor I’ve met and feel like I’m in good hands with my upcoming delivery.

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Office Visit / Follow-up

Easy to check in , friendly receptionist/office manager. Professional and personal atmosphere. Dr Simmons is always exceptional/easy to talk to and covers every detail.!

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Simmons is awesome she listens she cares she tries to accommodate my preferences towards integrative medicine.

Pap Smear

really do a good job and they get you in and out fast

OB Care

I really liked the nurse that I had; she was pleasant and seemed happy to take care of me that day. It was my first time seeing Dr Simmons and she was very pleasant. I really liked her and she was knowledgeable. I enjoyed her spirit and she was kind and not at all patronizing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Simmons takes her time when discussing things. When new and better options are available for different procedures,, she always brings them to my attention and offers choices and explanations so I am fully informed. She is friendly, professional, and knowledgeable.

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Excellent care, The best OBGYN doctor in Western North Carolina and a very caring staff.

Gynecological Exams

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OB Care

Dr. Simmons in very thorough, friendly, and kind.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everything went well.

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Gynecological Ultrasound / Sonogram

Professional and communicative staff Easy of conversation with Dr. Simmons Skill of technician doing ultrasound

Gynecological Problem Visit

Dr. Simmons is skilled, a great diagnostician and explains everything well.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Checking in was very easy. Very short wait to see Dr. Simmons. She is very thorough and explains all that is going on. She is caring and kind. Her staff is also very nice.

Virtual Visit / Telemedicine

Love Dr Simmons. Always has an open mind to my concerns and listens..which is the most important!

Loop Electrical Excision Procedure (LEEP)

I have been a satisfied patient for many years . I have always been treated with excellent care by the doctors and staff .

Mammogram

Dr Simmons always answers all my questions and you can tell she is always concerned about the health of her patients.

Gynecological Exams

Dr Simmons is always a wonderful Dr. very caring and always ready to listen to what you need

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Simmons answered all questions and made me feel very comfortable.

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Dr. Simmons is always kind, respectful and fully answers all of my questions. She is personable and has a great bedside manner!

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Mammogram

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Very professional and courteous.

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Everyone was friendly, and things were on time and very efficient.

Mammogram

Excellent communication and service

Bone Density

Dr Simmons is the best doctor ever. She takes time to explain everything to you in detail. She listens to the issues you have and explains everything to the patient's understanding.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Michelle Simmons is awesome!

Oral Contraceptives

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