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Jeffrey W. Simmons, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Trauma Section
Division of Anesthesia Services
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
UAB School of Medicine


Subspecialty and Areas of Interest

Dr. Jeffrey Simmons is an assistant professor in the Division of Anesthesia Services. He joined the department in 2013.

He specializes in trauma anesthesia and education. His other interests include medical simulation and trauma research.

Dr. Simmons may be reached at or 205-996-7025.


Education and Degrees

University of Tennessee Medical Center, Chief Resident, Anesthesiology, 2006

University of Tennessee Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency, 2005

University of Tennessee Medical Center, Transitional Internship, 2003

UAB School of Medicine, M.D., 2002

Samford University, B.S., 1997


Professional Awards and Honors

Governor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation, 2012


Professional Societies

Trauma Anesthesiology Society

American Society of Anesthesiology

International Anesthesia Research Society


Recent publications

Simmons J.W., Pittet J.F., Pierce B. (2014). “Trauma Induced Coagulopathy.”Current Anesthesiology Reports. 4 (3).

Simmons J.W., Murray M. (2014). “Chapter 168: Monitored Anesthesia Care.” Faust’s Anesthesiology Review, 4/e, ISBN 978-1-4377-1369-5