For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

B. Brent Simmons

B. Brent Simmons, MD

Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine; Associate Professor

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

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


  • Pennsylvania State University
  • MD - Jefferson Medical College

Clinical Background

Brent Simmons, MD, is chief of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. His clinical interests include geriatrics and end-of-life care. He is board certified in family medicine, geriatric medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. He 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


  • Geriatric Medicine - Jefferson University Hospital


  • Family Medicine - Jefferson University Hospital

Dr. Simmons is an associate professor in the Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. He also serves as director of the Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship program.

In the Media

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