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B. Brent Simmons

B. Brent Simmons, MD

Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine; Associate Professor

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Practices: Drexel Family Medicine

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


  • Pennsylvania State University
  • MD - Jefferson Medical College

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.

In the Media

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.

Contact Information

Practice Office

Drexel Family Medicine
219 N. Broad Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5145
Fax: 215.762.5467

Practice Office

Drexel Family Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 203, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215.482.1234
Fax: 215.482.0465