Simmons, John P., MDPediatrics

: Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics: (479) 442-7322

    Dr. John Simmons is a partner at Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics and has practiced pediatrics for close to 20 years. Dr. Simmons is dedicated to improving the health of children in Northwest Arkansas, and was voted one of the Best Pediatricians by the readers of AY Magazine in 2018.

    Dr. Simmons chose pediatrics after having meaningful experiences working as a counselor at a summer camp for children with cancer. He also attributes his choice for choosing pediatrics to his positive interactions with mentors in pediatric medicine and his training received at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

    For the past 16 years, Dr. Simmons has volunteered as a camp physician at Camp War Eagle.  In his spare time, he enjoys whitewater kayaking, travel, and the outdoors. Dr. Simmons approaches medicine in the context of faith and family. 


    • Board Certified Pediatrician by the American Academy of Pediatrics


    • Pediatric ResidencyArkansas Children’s Hospital
    • Doctorate of MedicineUniversity of Arkansas School for Medical Sciences, Little Rock


    • General Pediatrics