Clifford L Simmang, MD Colon & Rectal Surgery

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Colon & Rectal Surgery Grapevine, TX

About Dr. Clifford L Simmang MD

Dr. Clifford L Simmang, MD is a doctor primarily located in Grapevine, TX, with other offices in Dallas, TX and Grapevine, TX. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Colon & Rectal Surgery, Surgery.

Dr. Simmang has received 4 awards.

Castle Connolly Regional Top DoctorsCompassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor Award


Dr. Clifford L Simmang has 3 locations

Get Directions Texas Colon And Rectal Specialists 1600 W College St Ste 440 Grapevine, TX 76051
Get Directions TCRS Colorectal Specialists 7777 Forest Ln Ste A321 Dallas, TX 75230
Get Directions Texas Colon And Rectal Specialists 1600 W College St Ste 440 Grapevine, TX 76051


Dr. Clifford L Simmang has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Colon & Rectal Surgery
Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Clifford L Simmang has the following 15 expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
  • Banding
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Pain


4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


38 Years Experience

University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

Graduated in 1982

United States Army Medical Center


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More about Dr. Clifford L Simmang

Clifford Simmang sees patients from all over Central and West Texas. His patients choose to travel the extra distance seeking his extensive experience and naturally gentle, caring disposition. Many have expressed similar sentiments: "Dr. Simmang is so patient with us and takes the time to make sure we understand the course of treatment." "Dr. Simmang has so much experience, I know I’m in good hands." Committed to the highest standards of care for all patients, Dr. Simmang currently serves as one of 14 surgeons, and the only 1 from Texas, on the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, the national board that oversees certification for all Colon and Rectal surgeons. He is also the Chairman of Advisory Council for colon and rectal surgery to the American College of Surgeons, acting as a liaison between the ACS and the American Society of colon and rectal Surgeons to create the annual program for the colon and rectal society. Dr. Simmang has experience as the director for the colon and rectal surgery training program at UT Southwestern and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. It is known as one of the most competitive and sought after programs in the nation due to the quality of educational teaching and surgery performed. Dr. Simmang is currently on the Residency Review Committee of the American Medical Association, critiquing and reviewing national programs like his to make sure they meet or exceed credentials for colon and rectal surgical training. As a leader in the field of colon and rectal health, Dr. Simmang served as one of only five members on the Laparoscopic Education Committee for the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. As the top recognized national experts, these five surgeons were responsible for teaching all Fellows training in colon and rectal laparoscopic surgery on a national level. He continues to lecture and teach advanced laparoscopic surgery around the country. He has almost 100 articles published in various medical journals and has served on editorial boards for four of those journals. Even with the travel demands of his professional responsibilities, Dr. Simmang makes time for each patient in his office and carefully and personally discusses their diagnosis and treatment. He is always happy to answer questions and share a bit of his immense knowledge. He specializes in sphincter sparing procedures for rectal cancer, laparoscopic colorectal surgery and the evaluation and management of hereditary colorectal cancer conditions. His practice encompasses colorectal disorders including Crohn’s disease, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, and screening, diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies. In his senior year at Texas A&M, Dr. Simmang marched proud as a Fightin' Texas Aggie Band Drum Major. He enjoys water sports, boating, scuba diving and escaping to the Caribbean. Dr. Simmang and his wife, Karen, live in Coppell and have two children. Dr. Simmang is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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