IN LOVING MEMORY,
DR. ROB SIMMONS (4/11/1952 - 9/24/2020)
One of our founding members, Dr. Simmons practiced medicine in Lee County from 1981 until he retired in January 2020.
ROBERDEAU SIMMONS, M.D.
Physician. Scholar. Colleague. Mentor. Friend.
Dr. Simmons was a wonderful, gentle, funny and extremely caring man. He lost his battle with cancer at a very young age. He was more than just a skilled physician and a brilliant clinician, he was a great friend.
Rob truly found his calling as a physician, growing his practice in internal medicine for over four decades, where he treated patients like family.
Rob loved his dogs, reading, golfing, watching old movies, going to the gun range, road tripping in his RV, and spending time in Yellowstone National Park, his favorite place in the world.
Dr. Simmons cared deeply for his staff and colleagues. He was always there to listen and offer help.
Much beloved, Dr. Simmons leaves a lasting legacy of genuine kindness, compassion and trust.
He will be greatly missed by many.
Dr. Simmons was a graduate of Duke University with a degree in biology. Dr. Simmons earned his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida and was in private practice since 1981.
Dr. Simmons was board certified and a member of the American Medical Society and the Florida Society of Internal Medicine.