John R. Simmons, DO

  • Location: Richmond Regional Oncology Center
  • Address: 793 Eastern Bypass, Richmond, KY 40475
  • Phone: (859) 626-9003


FELLOWSHIP: Prostate Brachytherapy offered by the American Brachytherapy Society, Seattle Prostate Institute, Seattle, Washington, 2006
RESIDENCY: Radiation Oncology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, 2006
INTERNSHIP: West Virginia University, Charleston, West Virginia, 2002
DO: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, West Virginia, 2001
MA: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1997
UNDERGRADUATE: Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia, 1995

Dr. Simmons is board-certified in radiation oncology. He specializes in all types of radiation therapy for cancer patients including IGRT, VMAT, IMRT, 3D conformal radiation therapy, unsealed sources for patients with thyroid cancer and painful bone metastasis, and treatments combined with chemotherapy. His professional interest includes management of targeted radiation therapy which protects the normal tissues from radiation and decreases the risk of damage to the adjacent organs while treating the cancerous tumor cells. Dr. Simmons has special interests in the following areas of treatment: breast, prostate, rectal, lung, head and neck, gynecological, brain, pancreatic, skin and tumors of the spine.  

Dr. Simmons can be reached at (859) 626-9003.