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Otolaryngology (ENT)
Otolaryngology (Pediatric)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.4 Stars
204 Patient
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University Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5460


Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology


MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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February 06, 2019

The doctor addressed our concerns and did the procedure to make our daughters life easier due to her tongue tie.

January 28, 2019


January 23, 2019

Dr. Simons is always great once we finally get to see him but for this particular visit, we waited almost 80 minutes to see the doctor.

January 15, 2019

we were to be seen back a month after his sleep study and all I ever got was the shedule not out someone will call u back no one never did and when I called again I'd get well call u stop calling the. when I didn't hear anything I got told it was full the next time I calle s thst he have to be seen in January that's how well they take care of their apts

January 14, 2019

he was amazing with my very young son. Explained EVERYTHING in detail.

December 19, 2018

very good

December 18, 2018

he was very reassuring.

December 05, 2018

I just wish I I left d know an ear cleaning so evasive. it was a scary process.

December 05, 2018

Dr. Simons was very thorough and thoughtful when talking to both my child and me. He was very professional, yet spoke in terms I could understand. He was very considerate of my child and any concerns or fears she may have.

November 28, 2018

I felt Dr. Simons is knowledgeable but his patience with my daughter when she became frightened was almost nonexistent. He scolded me for not holding her tight but I was give like two seconds to do so before her threatened me with having to return at at different time. I'm in no way suggesting that he should have given me a long amount of time to try to calm her, but I don't think a minute or two is unreasonable. I know he appeared to have a cold himself and probably wasn't feeling well himself but I think given his profession of working with children should warrant more patience.