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Shannon Simmons, MD
Shannon L. Simmons, MD, is a gastroenterologist at Lifespan Physician Group. She earned her medical degree from The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and went on to study internal medicine during her residency at Boston University Medical Center. She returned to Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital to complete her fellowship in gastroenterology. Dr. Simmons is especially interested in general gastroenterology, colorectal cancer screening and prevention, and women’s health.
- Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
- Residency: Boston Medical Center
- Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital