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Leigh (Leigh) H. Simmons, MD


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Primary Care


Medical Education
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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Leigh Simmons, MD, is a native of Tennessee. She is a graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she served as a chief resident in 2007-08. Dr. Simmons is a medical student educator and directs the internal medicine clerkship for Harvard Medical School students at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her clinical practice is with the Internal Medicine Associates, where she actively engages medical students in practicing primary care.

Her research interests include patient engagement in care and shared decision making. Dr. Simmons is the medical director of the MGH Health Decision Sciences Center ( where she studies the use of decision aids to help patients and clinicians in the shared decision making process.

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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News & Events


Internal Medicine Associates Team 3
15 Parkman Street
Boston MA, 02114-3117
Phone: 617-726-2368
Fax: 617-726-6861

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