Tamara L. Simmerman, MD, FAAP Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Tamara met her husband, Brian Simmerman (also a pediatrician at our Spokane Valley clinic!) at medical school in Portland, OR. They both joined Valley Young People's Clinic in 2000. Tami is an avid reader and enjoys gardening, but her greatest joy is her family.
Education
Institution
Type
Oregon Health & Science University - Portland, OR
Medical School
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, AZ
Internship
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residency
Professional Associations
American Academy of Pediatrics
Personal Interests
Camping/hiking, Travel, Reading, Family activities
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (109 Ratings, 29 Comments)


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11/15/2017
love love love tammy simmerman, will never go anywhere else!!!!
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11/09/2017
It was several weeks to get an appointment for abdominal pain in a child - her sxs. were gone by the time we got in. We treated her based on the advice of a pediatrician who is a personal friend.
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10/11/2017
Dr. T Simmerman is a wonderful individual. she truly makes me feel like she cares about my child and his well being. I would recommend her to anyone. she always spends time talking about my concerns and answering in a way I understand.
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10/11/2017
we love Tamara simmerman. she is an amazing doctor and has been there for our kids through birth. she is kind and patient and genuinely cares about her patients. I will refer anyone and everyone to her.
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10/04/2017
TAMMY HAS ALWAYS SERVED US WELL AS A PCP. SHE LISTENS, IS WILLING TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX, IS HIGHLY SUPPORTIVE, AND IS ALWAYS IN A POSITIVE MOOD. SHE IS THOROUGH, RESPECTFUL AND KIND. WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL FOR HER.
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09/29/2017
Absolutely love Dr. Tammy, been seeing her for years for both kids!
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09/26/2017
it can be hard to get appointments the same day for a sick child. I wish there was more availablility for these types of appointments with a provider at this office.
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08/30/2017
We love this provider. She is a great doctor. Great bed side manner.
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07/19/2017
Tammy was great! [...], her husband is our regular pediatrician. I was surprised that the appt was with his wife, not him. So, that would be my only comment...for scheduling to clarify which Simmerman the appt is with.
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07/10/2017
Dr. Simmerman is amazing and my family is grateful to have her expertise and compassion when seeing our son.
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06/26/2017
we love Dr Tammy! she knows my daughter and talks to her and ensures all our questions are answered. We have recommended her to several friends !
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06/15/2017
Tamara Simmerman is fantastic! Our girls love going to the doctor to see her!
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06/10/2017
We love Dr. Tami! Both my sons really like & TRUST her.
50

06/06/2017
This appointment was for my son's 4 month well child exam. During which, he received an additional vaccination that he was not supposed to receive. We were left waiting in the exam room for a long period of time knowing that something had gone wrong due to the behavior and talking that was heard outside of the room. The nurse who administered the vaccination shots, did not ever apologize for the inexcusable error, nor did we receive an explanation as to why this happened. Dr. Simmerman did address the issue with us and handled the situation acceptably, as the mistake was not her fault.
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06/05/2017
Always leave with a positive satisfied experience with Dr. Tamara Simmerman.
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05/09/2017
this practice could work on quicker call-backs, butother than that we are very happy
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04/20/2017
Sometimes it's frustrating when front staff can't schedule appointments for us over the phone, we have to wait for a triage nurse to call us.
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03/13/2017
Tamara is always knowledgeable and kind. I appreciate her care.
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02/08/2017
Tamara was so caring, attentive and knowledgeable to my daughter and I. I'm so glad I found her for my daughter's new Pediatrician!
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01/31/2017
Dr. Simmerman is wonderful and caring. I trust her with my children's health.
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01/21/2017
Dr. Tamara Simmerman is the GREATEST Pediatrician on the planet. We love her so much and recommend her (and her husband) to everyone. She is so knowledgeable but also very kind and approachable. She never makes you feel stupid and does such a good job making the kids feel comfortable. My children all want to be doctor's because of her. She is the greatest. If all healthcare providers could be like her - things would be so much better. You are lucky to have her on your team.
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01/19/2017
We love Tamara. She is a great doctor and we have no plans on changing doctors. She is caring and kind and extremely dedicated to her patients .
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01/16/2017
Dr Simmerman always put our minds at ease and makes us always felt heard, she always listens and explains everything in a way we don't feel pressured rather that we are making a decision we want. she is amazing with my 6 year old daughter [...] and wouldn't haven't chosen anyone else for our son! We always recommend her to friends and family!
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01/12/2017
Love Tamara Simmerman. Not thrilled with a few other providers my children seen before, but she is wonderful! Love her like we loved Dr. [...]!
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01/11/2017
We love our Dr. and are so pleased to get same-day appointments when we are sick or worried and need to be seen.
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12/28/2016
Zimmerman is fabulous and always remembers my daughter and I. she complements her, and talks to her, and never shows irritation if [...] is challenging that day. She is very professional but also real and approachable.
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12/01/2016
Always love seeing Tami, she is so down to earth and relatable. I feel very comfortable with her.
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11/30/2016
Dr Zimmerman take her time to talk to [...] and to listen to her comments
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11/30/2016
Love Tammy and the entire team!!
 
Providence Valley Young People's Clinic
1414 North Vercler Road Suite 1
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
509-926-9420
Providence Valley Young People's Clinic
23813 East Appleway Avenue
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
509-926-9420