Gloria (Varela Espinosa) Simms, MD, Neurology, McAllen, TX, Northern Light Inland Hospital

GloriaPatricia(Varela Espinosa)SimmsMD

Neurology McAllen, TX

Headache, Neuroimaging, Vascular Neurology


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  • Dr. Gloria Simms is a neurologist in Harlingen, TX and is affiliated with Valley Baptist Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Universidad del Valle Health Sciences and has been in practice 18 years. She is broad certified and sub-specializes in headache medicine and neuroimaging and experienced in stroke, epilepsy, neuropathies and general neurology.

Education & Training

  • University of South AlabamaResidency, Neurology, 2010 - 2013
  • University of South AlabamaInternship, Internal Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • Universidad del Valle Health SciencesClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2017 - 2018
  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2014 - 2018
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2013 - 2015
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2013 - 2014
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2013 - 2014
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2010 - 2013
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Dr. Ameer Hassan Making History in Stroke Outcomes at Valley Baptist
    Dr. Ameer Hassan Making History in Stroke Outcomes at Valley BaptistMarch 27th, 2019

Hospital Affiliations