Zachary Simmons, MD, Neurology, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

ZacharySimmonsMD

Neurology Hershey, PA

Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurophysiology

Professor, Neurology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersRESIDENCY
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsRESIDENCY
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsINTERNSHIP
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    University of Florida College of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Dartmouth CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2010 - 2018
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2020
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1988 - 1991
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patient satisfaction 90th percentile or higher nationwide 2007
  • Listing in Best Doctors in America 2004
  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of Florida College of Medicine, 1981
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Acceptance of brain-computer interfaces in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  
    Geronimo A, Stephens HE, Schiff SJ, Simmons Z, Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener, 1/1/2015
  • Relationship of creatine kinase to body composition, disease state, and longevity in ALS  
    Gibson SB, Kasarskis EJ, Hu N, Pulst SF, Mendiondo MS, Matthews DE, Mitsumoto H, Tandan R, Simmons Z., Kryscio RJ, Bromberg MB, Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener, 1/1/2015
  • Multidisciplinary ALS clinics in the USA: a comparison of those who attend and those who do not  
    Stephens HE, Felgoise S, Young J, Simmons Z, Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • A description of pain in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Stephens H, Walsh S, Raheja D, Simmons Z, Neurology, 1/1/2015
  • A phase 4 prospective study in patients with adult Pompe disease treated with alflucosidase alfa.
    Thurberg B, Carlier P, Kissel J, Schoser B, Pestronk A, Barohn R, Goker-Alpan O, Mozaffar T, Pena LDM, Simmons Z, Straub V, Young P, Sahfi R, Bjartmar C, Van Der Ploeg Z, Neurology, 1/1/2015
  • A phase 2 study of mexiletine in sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Weiss M, Simmons Z, Atassi N, Graves M, Parziale N, Salameh J, Quinn C, Brown R, Distad B, Trivedi J, Shefner J, Duleep A, Barohn R, Dimachkie MMcVey A, Pestronk A, Sw..., Neurology, 1/1/2015
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Lectures

  • Ethical Concerns in ALS: Merging Science and Compassion 
    Savannah, GA - 1/30/2015
  • ALS: Multidisciplinary Care and Ethical Aspects of Disclosing Bad News and Physician-Assisted Suicide 
    Phila College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - 1/28/2015
  • Right to Try 
    Chicago, IL - 1/27/2015
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Other

Press Mentions

  • Telehealth Links ALS Patients to Care Teams, Saving Travel and Restoring Quality of Life
    Telehealth Links ALS Patients to Care Teams, Saving Travel and Restoring Quality of LifeDecember 23, 2019
  • Telehealth, mHealth Give ALS Patients a New Way to Receive Care
    Telehealth, mHealth Give ALS Patients a New Way to Receive CareDecember 06, 2019
  • Peace over Promise: ALS Patient Quits Taking Drug Aimed at Slowing Disease
    Peace over Promise: ALS Patient Quits Taking Drug Aimed at Slowing DiseaseMarch 08, 2019
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations