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A. Larry Simmons, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • General Pediatrics


  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-4361
    Fax: 501-364-3404
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • B.S., Mississippi College, 1972
  • M.D., University Of Mississippi, The, 1977


  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1978-1980
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1979-1980
  • Intern, Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1977-1978

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, General Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • ACH Victory Vision for Patient Service 03/27/10, Arkansas Children's Children's Hospital , 2010
  • Best Doctor's in America 2011-2012 , Best Doctor's in America, 2011
  • Best Doctor's in Arkansas 2012-2013, Arkansas Times, 2012
  • Best Doctor's in America 2012-2013, Best Doctor's in America, 2012
  • Best Doctor in Arkansas 2014, Best Doctor's in Arkansas 2014, 2013
  • Best Doctor in America 2014, Best Doctor's in America, 2013
  • Best Doctor's in America 2015, Best Doctor's in America, 2015
  • Best Doctor's in Arkansas 2015, Arkansas Times, 2015
  • Best Doctor's in America, Best Doctor's in America, 2016
  • Best Doctor's in America, 2017

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Simmons A. Acute Otitis Media, Acute Bacterial Sinusitis, Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis. 2013 08;
  • Journal Article, Simmons A. Guideline for the Diagnosis and Mangement of Chronic Childhood Asthma. 2011 12;
  • Journal Article, Meltzer EO., Blaiss MS., Derebery JM., Mahr TA., Gordon B., Sheth KK., Simmons AL. Burden of Allergic Rhinitis: Results from the Pediatric Allergies in America Survey. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2009 September; 124(3 Supplement 1):S43-S70.
  • Journal Article, Hopkins R., Simmons A., Magee J. Childhood Asthma Guidelines Emphasize Diagnosis and Control. J Arkansas Medical Society 2008 March; 104(9):203-204.
  • Journal Article, Dildy DW, Simmons AL. A Chilling Case (Cold Panniculitis). J Arkansas Medical Society 2006 December; 103(6):136.
  • Journal Article, Wheeler JG, Simmons AL. Pertussis Update. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2005 September; 24(9)

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