• Dr. Simmons comes to UAB from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was a volunteer assistant professor in clinical anesthesiology and an instructor in the United States Air Force Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Resuscitation Skills. Before serving in the Air Force, Dr. Simmons received his bachelor’s degree from Samford University and earned his M.D. from the UAB School of Medicine in 2002. He was a chief resident in anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 ERAS: Intraoperative Fluid Management Strategies.Surgical Clinics of North America2018
    2018 Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Intraoperative Fluid Management StrategiesSurgical Clinics of North America.  98:1185-1200. 2018
    2018 Preoperative Intravenous Iron to Enhance a Blood Management Program: Is It All in "Vein"?Anesthesia and Analgesia.  127:1101-1103. 2018
    2018 Achieving health equity in surgery through enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS): The elimination of racial disparities in post-operative length-of-stay is sustained long-termClinical nutrition ESPEN.  25:178-179. 2018
    2018 Lost in Translation: Linking Safety and Value to Better Physician-Patient Communication.American Society of Anesthesiology Monitor.  82:20-23. 2018
    2017 Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Eliminates Racial Disparities in Postoperative Length of Stay After Colorectal SurgeryAnnals of Surgery2017
    2017 Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the Setting of the Perioperative Surgical HomeInternational Anesthesiology Clinics.  55:135-147. 2017
    2016 Acute traumatic coagulopathy: Pathophysiology and resuscitationBritish Journal of Anaesthesia.  117:iii31-iii43. 2016
    2016 Crisis in Remote Areas is Not a Remote Problem 2016
    2016 Trauma Anesthesia for Traumatic Brain InjuryCurrent Anesthesiology Reports.  6:95-101. 2016
    2015 The coagulopathy of acute sepsisCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology.  28:227-236. 2015
    2015 Tranexamic acid: From trauma to routine perioperative useCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology.  28:191-200. 2015
    2015 Revealing the real risks of perioperative transfusion: rise of the machines!Anesthesiology.  122:1-2. 2015
    2014 Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy.Current Anesthesiology Reports.  4:189-199. 2014
    2006 Measurement of Patients?? Bivalirudin Plasma Levels by a Thrombelastograph?? Ecarin Clotting Time Assay: A Comparison to a Standard Activated Clotting TimeAnesthesia and Analgesia.  102:1316-1319. 2006


    Year Title Altmetric
    2014 Moderate Sedation 2014

    Research Overview

  • Trauma induced coagulopathy: early identification using viscoelastic measurements and hemodynamic trigger points.
    Massive hemorrhage in trauma population: developing and implementing protocols for damage control resuscitation and the efficient and timely use of blood products.
    Simulation in residency education: developing crisis management plans and objective measurement tools to benchmark resident milestones.
    Multimodal Analgesia: Reducing the burden of opiate analgesia to improve PONV, bowel recovery, and shorter PACU stays.
  • Education And Training

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville Anesthesiology, Chief Resident 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine in Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration / Management, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2002
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center, Internship 2003
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center, Residency 2006
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center Knoxville Anesthesiology, Residency 2005
  • Full Name

  • Jeffrey Simmons