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Jeffrey Simmons, MD, Anesthesiology, Birmingham, AL, University of Alabama Hospital

JeffreyWayneSimmonsMDMSHQS, FASA

Anesthesiology Birmingham, AL

Perioperative Care


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  • Vice President, UAB Health System
    Lead Physician for Community Practices
    UAB Medical and Quality Officer for Perioperative Services

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of MedicineChief Residency, Anesthesiology, 2005 - 2006
  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of MedicineResidency, Anesthesiology, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of MedicineInternship, Transitional Year, 2002 - 2003
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine
    University of Alabama School of MedicineClass of 2002
  • Samford UniversityBachelor of Science, Cum Laude, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2006 - 2015
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2005 - 2007
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • UAB Dean’s Excellence Award for Service UAB, 2019
  • Governor's Award National Training and Simulation Association, 2012
  • Air Force Longevity Service 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Intraoperative Fluid Management Strategies  
    Juhan Paiste, Jeffrey W Simmons, Jeffrey B Dobyns, ScienceDirect

Books/Book Chapters


  • Integrating ACGME Competencies: A Novel Approach Undertaken in the Preoperative Assessment Clinic
    Craft R., Simmons J., Society for Education in Anesthesiology, Washington DC
  • Modified Thrombelastography for Measuring Platelet Reactivity Preoperatively in Cardiopulmonary Bypass Patients
    Chavez J., Simmons J., Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, Baltimore, MD


  • Damage Control Resuscitation 
    UAB Department of Anesthesiology - 8/2014
  • Terrorism, Anesthetic Concerns Post Attack. 
    Grand Rounds. University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN
  • Critical Care Air Transport. 
    Grand Rounds. University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Grant Support

  • Standardized Patient Center Re-Boot for 21st Century Health Profession StudentsHSF General Endowment Fund2015–Present


  • Member, ASA Geriatrics Committee 2020 - Present
  • Member, ASA Committee on Patient Blood Management 2015 - 2019
  • Member, ASA Committee on Patient Safety and Education 2015 - 2019

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations