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Dr. Lorraine (Loren) Simonds, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Lorraine Simonds, M.D. received her Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree from Emory University, and her Medical Degree from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her ophthalmology residency at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. She is board-certified by American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Simonds enjoys spending time with her patients and providing the guidance they need in order to resolve their eye problems. She is a big proponent of patient education and performs very thorough examinations to make sure her patients are receiving the best eye care possible. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young kids. She also enjoys traveling around the world, amateur photography, swimming, and running.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Augusta University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Texas, Houston, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • University of Texas, Southwestern (Internship)
  • University of Texas, Austin (Internship)

Awards and publications

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta pre-med honor society, Emory
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Program (SURE), Emory

Zocdoc awards

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Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1932334968

Office locations

New Tampa Eye Institute

27356 Cashford Circle

Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

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From beginning to end my visit went really well. Everyone is really nice, and Dr. Simonds is a great doctor! I would recommend this place to anyone !!
Less than 6 months ago
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Overall, eye evaluation by nurse and doctor was very thorough, professional and courteous,
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She is very knowledgeable. She explains things well. She took the time to respond to my questions.
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She was excellent,very professional & took her time to explain everything to me. I would highly recommend her .
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Doctor did treatment well, answered all of my questions, timings are perfect, very professional.
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Dr. Simonds was great! She diagnosed my issues and I had complete relief within a few days. I would definitely return to her for any other issues.
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It Washington really good and really quick!
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Well pleased, very professional, answered questions.
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Simonds. I had an eye infection and ended up having to come in multiple times in a week to make sure the antibiotics prescribed were working. The appointments were always quick, but very efficient.
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Dr. Simonds was very professional and friendly. I would definately recommend her.
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Dr. Simonds was very professional and took the time to listen, as well as to explain the results of the examination and answer my questions.
More than 1 year ago
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Very pleasant and knoledgeable.
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Me gusto el trato y la amabilidad de la Dra
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Professional and relaxed
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She was very helpful and told us everything
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