About Dr. Courtney Simmons

Fueled by a passion for alleviating patients’ pain, Dr. Simmons is committed to helping each of her patients live with optimal health and function. To accomplish this, Dr. Simmons—board certified in Anesthesiology—uses a holistic approach to pain management, focusing on the whole body and utilizing both traditional and alternative treatments. She employs minimally invasive, non-surgical solutions designed to both diagnose and treat a variety of painful conditions.

Excited to now call Sarasota home, Dr. Simmons brings experience from some of the Northeast’s best hospitals and has devoted her time to various local, state, national, and international organizations in an effort to optimize her patients’ care.

Her clinical areas of interest include the treatment of:

  • Arthritis pain
  • Back and neck pain
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Chronic pain, both medical and interventional
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Joint pain
  • Nerve injury-related pain
  • Shingles-related pain


Dr. Simmons offers appointments at the Health Care Center at Clark Road, the Health Care Center at Blackburn Point, and the Health Care Center at Heritage Harbour.

Board Certifications


Medical Education

Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

Internship & Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia


Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Professional Organizations

North American Neuromodulation Society
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Florida Medical Association


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