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Anthony J. Simons MD

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • PeaceHealth Medical Group Provider

Dr. Tony Simons was born March 31st, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Portland (Oregon) in 1983 and his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School in 1988. Dr. Simons completed his internship and surgical residency training at Los Angeles College and University of Southern California Medical Center in 1993. He completed a one-year fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Southern California in June 1996. He joined the staff at Longview Surgical Group in May 1997.

Dr. Simons is married and has two children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, mountain biking and also water and snow skiing.

Dr. Simons is certified by the American Board of Surgery and by the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery. He is board certified in General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery. This can include surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the colon, rectum and anus. Dr. Simons has admitting privileges at St. John Medical Center (Longview, Washington) and Southwest Washington Medical Center (Vancouver, Washington). He holds medical licenses in both the State of Washington and Oregon.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AmeriGroup
  • CAQH
  • Care Oregon
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Community Health Plan of WA (CHPW)
  • Coordinated Care
  • Coventry/First Health Network
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Humana Health Plan
  • Kaiser OR
  • Labor And Industries
  • Moda Health (ODS)
  • Molina
  • Multi Plan
  • Oregon Medicaid (DMAP)
  • PacifiCare of Oregon
  • Pacific Source
  • Premera HealthPlus-Blue Cross
  • Providence
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • United HealthCare Networks
  • WA Medicaid (DSHS)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery


  • Chicago Medical School
    Degree: MD
  • University of Southern California
    Specialty: Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • LAC-USC Medical Center
    Specialty: General Surgery


  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Privileged Facilities

  • PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

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  • PeaceHealth Medical Group - Lower Columbia
    St. John - Surgery
    1615 Delaware Street
    Longview, WA 98632-2367
    Fax: 360-501-3555

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