Mary Simmonds, MD, FACP
"The field of oncology is more hopeful than ever before. New and better treatments are coming into practice that weren't even dreamed about when I first started. More and more people who have cancer are able to live longer and more normal lives."
Areas of Interest: Breast Cancer
Dr. Simmonds has been a member of AndrewsPatel Hematology/Oncology since 2001. Throughout prior years and continuing to the present day, Dr. Simmonds’ tireless efforts as an advocate for improving access, care and treatment for cancer patients have earned her numerous awards and citations. She was the co-founder of the Pennsylvania Cancer Pain Initiative in 1989 and, in addition to being a long-standing volunteer with the American Cancer Society, in 2003 she was the first woman National Volunteer President of the American Cancer Society. Currently, Dr. Simmonds is a trustee of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition.
Smith College - Northampton, MA 1967-1971
Medical College of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA 1971-1975
Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA 1975-1978
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Philadelphia, PA 1978-1980
Penn State College of Medicine - Hershey, PA 1980-1981
Internal Medicine / Hematology / Medical Oncology