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Albert Simmonds IV, MD

Dr. Simmonds is a gynecologist in the Damascus area. He is affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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113 doctors
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113 doctors
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56 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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92 doctors
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92 doctors
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46 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more irregular periods patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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680 doctors
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679 doctors
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339 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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82 doctors
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82 doctors
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40 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more yeast infection patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more cholestasis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more hyperemesis gravidarum patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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300 doctors
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300 doctors
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149 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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48 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more gestational diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more morning sickness patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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368 doctors
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368 doctors
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184 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more obesity patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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539 doctors
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539 doctors
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269 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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55 doctors
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55 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw ingrown hair patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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232 doctors
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231 doctors
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115 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more difficulty breast feeding patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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14 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more premenstrual syndrome (PMS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw jock itch patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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19 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more Rh incompatibility patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Simmonds saw more pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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137 doctors
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136 doctors
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68 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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89 doctors
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88 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more fibroids patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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78 doctors
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78 doctors
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38 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more menstrual cramps patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw coagulopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Washington area. Learn more.
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100 doctors
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100 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more menopause patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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188 doctors
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187 doctors
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93 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more vaginitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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174 doctors
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174 doctors
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86 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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575 doctors
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575 doctors
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287 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more preeclampsia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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77 doctors
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78 doctors
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38 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more ovarian cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Simmonds saw more mastitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Washington area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

C-section rate

Dr. Simmonds’s C-section rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Simmonds 24%
Predicted for his patients 35%
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Simmonds’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Simmonds treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Simmonds’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Simmonds’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Simmonds sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

SM&H Ob/Gyn
26005 Ridge Rd
Damascus, MD 20872
22 miles away
SM&H Ob/Gyn
77 Thomas Johnson Dr
Frederick, MD 21702
25 miles away
  • Spanish
SM&H Ob/Gyn
555 Quince Orchard Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
19 miles away
  • Spanish
SM&H Ob/Gyn
11921 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
24 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    RESIDENCY, 1992
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1988

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Simmonds is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Frederick Memorial Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Washington Adventist Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield