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Ashley Simmons, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine - Cardiology
Medical School, Creighton
Residency, University of Kansas
Fellowship, University of Kansas

Clinical Interests

  • Noninvasive imaging
  • Women's cardiovascular health
  • Anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy

Selected Publications

  • Simmons A, Steffen K, Sanders S. Medical therapy for peripheral arterial disease. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2012 Nov;27(6):592-7. doi:10.1097/HCO.0b013e328357428a. Review. PubMed PMID: 23032711.
  • Simmons A, Pimentel R, Lakkireddy D. Sudden cardiac death in women. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2012;13(1):e37-42. Review.
  • Simmons A, Falbe J, Vacek J. Coronary artery disease in women: a review and update. Rev Cardiovasc Med. 2011;12(2):e84-93.
  • A Case of Left Main Systolic Compression Caused by a Dilated Pulmonary Artery in a Patient with Congenital Pulmonic Stenosis.  J Invasive Cardiol. 2010.
  • Anthracycline Induced Cardiomyopathy.  Postgraduate Medicine. Nov 2008: 120 (4) 67-72.
  • Not Your Typical Pneumonia:  A Case of Exogenous Lipoid Pneumonia. Journal of General Internal Medicine, Nov 2007.
  • Osteoporosis in Men, a Similar Prevalence to Women but at a Younger Mean Age, Supporting the Need for Screening Guidelines.  Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Vol 21 Suppl 1.  Sept. 2006
  • Transesophageal echocardiography for detection of left atrial appendage thrombi:  Is it good enough? Journal of Atrial Fibrillation. 2008:1(1): e62-64.

Selected Abstracts Presented at National Meetings

  • Parashar S, Hui A, Vacek JL, Simmons A. Personal and Community Barriers to a Heart-healthy Lifestyle in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A98. 
  • Parashar S, Vacek JL, Simmons A. Behavioral Change after Heart Disease Risk Assessment in Women. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2013;6:A30.
Last modified: Aug 26, 2019

Ashley Simmons, MD


Ashley Simmons, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine - Cardiology