Jeff Simmons, OD, MBA
Dr. Simmons is a local native, born and raised in Cottonwood Heights. He attended Brighton High school, received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Utah State University and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Indiana University School of Optometry. Dr. Simmons completed clinical rotations at the Quantico Marine base in Quantico, VA, the Northern Indiana VA Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN, as well as the Eye Institute of Utah in Salt Lake City.
While in optometry school he worked as an Associate Instructor for the Ophthalmic Optics portion of the curriculum. This experience provided Dr. Simmons' with a deep understanding of optics and the importance of high quality lenses and precision in providing patients with clear and comfortable vision.
Dr. Simmons is a member of the Gold Key Optometric Honor Society. Dr. Simmons has also been awarded the GPLI Contact Lens Clinical Excellence Award as well as the James and Patricia Short Fellowship Award.
In June 2017 Dr. Simmons was selected as the Utah Young Optometrist of the Year due to his contributions to the profession locally and the clinical care of his patients.
In 2018 he was nominated as the American Optometric Association's Young Optometrist of the year.
Dr. Simmons has served as the Executive Director of the Student Optometric Leadership Network, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides leadership and business training to current optometric students.
Dr. Simmons has also been a contributing author for Optometric Insights.
When not in clinic, Dr. Simmons enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, watching The Office and playing his guitar (he handmade). He especially enjoys anything Dave Matthews Band and Utah Jazz.