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Derek Simons, MD

Dr. Simons is a cardiologist in the Minneapolis area. He is affiliated with Abbott Northwestern Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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Dr. Simons saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more rheumatic heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more high cholesterol patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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93 doctors
Dr. Simons saw more heart failure patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more congestive heart failure (CHF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more enlarged heart patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw venous insufficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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Dr. Simons saw varicose veins patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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142 doctors
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Dr. Simons saw more shortness of breath patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more abnormal breathing patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more chronic kidney disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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38 doctors
Dr. Simons saw type 1 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Twin Cities area. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more cardiomyopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more congenital heart disease patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more birth defects patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more congenital disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more stroke patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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Dr. Simons saw more angina patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Simons saw more atrial flutter patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Twin Cities area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

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

Office
4040 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Minneapolis, MN 55433
1,049 miles away
Buffalo Hospital
303 Catlin St
Buffalo, MN 55313
1,073 miles away

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Credentials
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Arizona) Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of Manitoba College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Mercy Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Mercy Hospital-Unity Campus
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • North Memorial Medical Center
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Buffalo Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield