William Simmons, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
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    Columbia University, New York, NYMD05/2018Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MAResidency06/2021Internal Medicine
    University of Washington, Seattle, WAFellowship06/2023Infectious Disease

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    Dr. William Simmons is an infectious disease specialist who cares for patients with complex conditions, including serious bacterial infections in the bloodstream and infections related to surgically implanted devices and hardware. He treats patients in both the clinic and the hospital.

    His research focuses on how to use antibiotics to both improve outcomes for patients and reduce the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. He is also the associate medical director of the adult antimicrobial stewardship program at UCSF.

    Simmons earned his medical degree at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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    1. Antibiotic prescribing patterns for bacterial superinfection of mpox: A retrospective cohort study in an urban center. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2023; 3(1):e108. Simmons WF, Chan JD, Budak JZ, Dhanireddy S, Green ML, Jain R, Neme S, Rietberg K, Roxby AC, Lynch JB, Bryson-Cahn C. PMID: 37502242; PMCID: PMC10369426.
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    2. Successful Treatment of Prolonged, Severe Coronavirus Disease 2019 Lower Respiratory Tract Disease in a B cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patient With an Extended Course of Remdesivir and Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 03 04; 76(5):926-929. Ford ES, Simmons W, Karmarkar EN, Yoke LH, Braimah AB, Orozco JJ, Ghiuzeli CM, Barnhill S, Sack CL, Benditt JO, Roychoudhury P, Greninger AL, Shapiro AE, Hammond JL, Rusnak JM, Dolsten M, Boeckh M, Liu C, Cheng GS, Corey L. PMID: 36326680; PMCID: PMC10226728.
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