Nelson X. Simmons, MD, is the CEO of Personal MD Family Healthcare.
Specialty: Family Medicine
Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
Education: St. Mary’s University – BS, Texas A&M Health Science Center – MD
Residency: Scott & White Health Science Center – Temple, TX
Language: English , Spanish (Fluent)
Dr. Nelson Simmons earned his medical degree from Texas A&M University Health Science Center. While at Texas A&M, he was elected as President for his medical school class, served as chairman for the Distinguished Teaching Award Committee, and was the 1st Representative of the Texas A&M University Family Practice Society. Dr. Simmons graduated with honors and finished in the top half of his medical school class.
Dr. Simmons completed his specialty training in Family Medicine at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice Physicians, is a Fellow with the American Academy of Family Practice, and has been recognized as one of the thought leaders in innovative approaches to healthcare in Collin County. He is a member of the chamber of commerce and served on the editorial board of the McKinney Living publication. Dr. Simmons has been in private practice since 2000 and founded Personal M.D. in 2003.
Dr. Simmons is married and has three children; Justin, Rylie, and Evan.
2006 Reader’s Choice Award – Best Doctor in McKinney
2007 Health Care Hero Award – Dallas Business Journal
2008 Innovative Healthcare Provider of the year – Dallas Business Journal
2009 Best Doctor in Collin County – Dallas Morning News Neighbor Publication
2010 Patient Choice Award – Healthgrades.com
2013 Finalist for Best Physician – Courier-Gazette
2014 TOP 10 PHYSICIAN – Vitals.com
2016 On-Time Physician Award – Vitals.com