Dr. Oliver Pope Simmons MD
Dr. Simmons is one of the country’s leading experts in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Board certified in plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, and facial plastics and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Simmons is one of the few surgeons in the country with triple board certification.
After completing training in the country’s number one hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, he taught there as a lead craniofacial surgeon. It was there that he gained experience in training dozens of residents and numerous fellows. After five years at Johns Hopkins, he decided to return to his home state of South Carolina and begin treating patients in the central South Carolina area.
Dr. Simmons prides himself on his multidisciplinary training. He received training with the best dermatologists, reconstructive surgeons, plastic surgeons, and eye surgeons in the country.
Dr. Simmons specializes in obtaining natural results for aging faces and rhinoplasty patients, as well as ethnic rhinoplasty patients. He specializes in procedures such as rhinoplasty, face lift, eye surgery, and facial injectables (Botox and Fillers), as well as the latest techniques for breast reconstruction and cosmetic body procedures.
Also an expert in the function of the facial nerves, Dr. Simmons has a special interest in patients with facial paralysis or facial synkinesis.
1990 – 1994 University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Biology)-Cum Lauda
1994 – 1998 University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29208
Doctor of Medicine- Cum Lauda AOA honor medical society member
1998 – 1999 Intern in General Surgery Department of General Surgery
University of Arkansas Medical CenterLittle Rock, AR 72205
1999 – 2002 Resident in Otolaryngology Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surg.
University of Arkansas Medical Center
Little Rock, AR 72205
2002 – 2003 Chief Resident in Otolaryngology Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surg.
University of Arkansas Medical Center-Little Rock, AR 72205
2003-2004 Resident in Plastic Surgery Department of General Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
2004-2005 Chief Resident in Plastic Surgery Department of General Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery New Orleans, LA 7011
2005-2006 Fellow in Craniofacial and Microvascular Surgery Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD 21287