Becoming a member

Dr. Simons’ practice is only accepting newborns as new patients.  

We do not accept transfer patients.

Please note that only PPO plans are accepted. HMO insurance (e.g. Brown & Toland/Hill Physicians) is not accepted.  Dr. Simons is accepting Blue Shield Covered California for 2016/2017.  Individuals and families can also purchase PPO plans through United Healthcare, Cigna and Health Net.

Dr. Simons is an in-network insurance provider for the following:

  • Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO (Plans through employer only, not individual or family plans)
  • Blue Shield PPO (Plans through employer only, not individual or family plans)
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry/First HealthPPO
  • Guardian PPO
  • Health Net PPO
  • Humana PPO
  • Interplan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare PPO
  • Sutter Select PPO
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • Inquire about other PPO plans

The first office visit with Dr. Simons will be 1-3 days after discharge from the hospital.

If you designate Dr. Simons as your pediatrician at CPMC or UCSF Benioff,  your newborn will automatically be cared for by the the neonatology/newborn nursery service while in the hospital. These groups provides 24/7 in-house, outstanding care for newborns.

To become a patient please send us a notification letting us know that you would like your newborn to be a patient of Dr. Simons.  Please see below.  

Dr. Simons, regretfully, does not offer prenatal meet and greets.


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