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Eric G. Simmons, DPM

Specializing In


Dr. Simmons is a board certified general podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle ailments such as diabetic foot care, ingrown toenails, fungal toenails, warts and painful calluses, along with general foot care.

Dr. Simmons is a North Carolina native who began his academic career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Physiology and a minor in Chemistry. He then received his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from East Carolina University. Following his Master’s degree, Dr. Simmons received his medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Following graduation, he completed a three-year podiatric surgical residency at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Simmons is available to treat various foot and ankle ailments such as heel pain, diabetic foot care, ingrown toenails, fungal toenails, warts and painful calluses, along with general foot care.  He is a Fellow of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine, a member of the American Podiatric Medicine Association, and North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society.

When not working, Dr. Simmons enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and watching his UNC Tarheels.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Simmons, please call 919-781-5600 or book an appointment online.

Medical School
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine

Washington Hospital Center

Board Certification
Board Certified, American Council of Certified Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons

Medical Assistant — Alyssa
(919) 781-5600 Ext. 5676

Administrative Assistant —Karen
Office: 919-863-6858
Fax: 919-863-6821
Email: kchavez@raleighortho.com

Test Coordinator — Pat
(919) 863-6924

Professional Organizations

  • Member, American Podiatric Medical Association
  • Member, North Carolina Foot and Ankle Society
  • Diplomate, American Board of Podiatric Medicine

Publications and Presentations


Rhodes B, Simmons E. Stress Fractures of the Tibia and Fibula.
AAPSM Handbook 3rd edition 2006


Simmons E, Cornell R, Fitzgerald R, Steinberg J. Ganglion Cyst or Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma? A Case Report. Presented at 2009 APMA Scientific Conference, Toronto, CA

Simmons E, Cornell R, Kominsky S. A New Technique for Plantar Plate Rupture Repair of 2nd Metatarsalphalangeal Joint.

Presented at 2010 APMA Scientific Conference, Seattle, WA

Simmons E, Osterman H. Using Collagen Matrix for Peroneal Brevis and Longus Tendodesis with Simultaneous Lateral Ankle Stabilization Procedure

Case study presentation at 2011 ACFAS Scientific Conference, Ft Lauderdale, FL