Jill Simons, MD
Dr. Jill Simons is a Board-Certified Pediatrician. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School in 1999 and completed residency, also at the University of Wisconsin, in 2002. As a resident she was involved in child advocacy issues and co-authored papers on Fitness for Youth, and Child and Infant Car Restraint Safety. She has been in private practice in Minneapolis, Minnesota ever since. She is a professional staff member of Children’s Minnesota and Mercy Hospital.
Dr. Simons served as Chairman of Pediatrics for Mercy and Unity Hospitals from 2005-2008, and helped establish the hospitals’ NICU and pediatric trauma programs. She was voted Top Doc by Mpls, St. Paul magazine 2010.
Dr. Simons is a member of the American College of Pediatricians. Dr. Simons is also Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been a member of the Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics as well as the section on Bioethics. Dr. Simons is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She has been a medical consultant on several books regarding infant and child healthy sleep.
Dr. Simons and her husband, also a physician, have twin boys. She now enjoys spending time volunteering at their parish and the parish school. As a family, they spend winters skiing and playing pond hockey and summers at their Cabin. Dr. Simons is also a marathon runner, golfer and amateur violinist.