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B. Brent Simmons

B. Brent Simmons, MD

Associate Professor

Specialties: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care, Primary Care


  • Pennsylvania State University
  • MD - Jefferson Medical College

Brent Simmons, MD, is board certified in family medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. His clinical interests include geriatrics and end-of-life care. Dr. Simmons practices in Manayunk.

Dr. Simmons is an avid baseball fan and can be found most Sundays at Phillies games. He currently resides in suburban Philadelphia with his wife.

Clinical Services

Geriatrics, Geriatric medicine, Palliative/hospice care


  • Family Medicine - Jefferson University Hospital


  • Geriatric Medicine - Jefferson University Hospital

Dr. Simmons is an associate professor at Drexel University College of Medicine.

In the Media

"Telehealth a big help at CH Hospital during pandemic"
Chestnut Hill Local (March 3, 2021)

"College of Medicine Receives Accreditation for New Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine"
(February 12, 2014)

"Drexel Health Q&A Series" (September 17, 2013)

"Man's Best Medicine is Easy to Take"
Milestones Newsletter (June 2013)

"The ABC's of norovirus"
ABC6, Philadelphia (February 9, 2012)

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.