News Release

December 6, 2006

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Dr. Adam Simmons Joins UConn Health Center

Neurologist with Expertise in Movement Disorders

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Adam Simmons, M.D., a neurologist with expertise in movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, tremors, Huntington’s disease, dystonia and more, is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Dr. Simmons offers advanced therapies for movement disorders, including BOTOX® Cosmetic and other interventions. In addition, he is specially trained in the use of Kiiko Matsumoto's Japanese-style acupuncture for the treatment of neurologic and pain conditions such as headaches, neck pain and back pain.

Dr. Simmons is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland and a residency in neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, where he also completed a fellowship in movement disorders. During his training, Dr. Simmons completed a program on the structural use of acupuncture for physicians at Harvard Medical School.

Download a high resolution photo of Dr. Simmons at:

UConn Health includes the schools of medicine and dental medicine, the UConn Medical Group, University Dentists, and John Dempsey Hospital. Home to Bioscience Connecticut, UConn Health pursues a mission of providing outstanding health care education in an environment of exemplary patient care, research and public service. More information about UConn Health is available at

Note: News professionals are invited to visit the UConn Health Today news page ( for regularly updated news and feature stories, photos and media stories. News releases are archived at UConn Health news and information is also available on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.