About This Doctor

Cara C. Simmonds, MD

Cara C. Simmonds


11921 Rockville Pike, #400
Rockville, MD 20852

Special Interests

Special interest in menopause.

Accepted Insurance

  • Adventist Healthcare Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • BlueChoice
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Great West
  • Coventry
  • First Health (Aetna)
  • Golden Rule (United Healthcare)
  • InforMed (Conifer)
  • Johns Hopkins EHP
  • Maryland Medical Assistance
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • MD-IPA (United Healthcare)
  • Medicare
  • OneNet PPO
  • Optimum Choice (United Healthcare)
  • Priority Partners
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - MA
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Medical Center

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Cara C Simmonds, MD

Advantia – Simmonds, Martin, & Helmbrecht

Dr. Simmonds’ warm personality and expertise are recognized by both patients and colleagues. Dr. Simmonds received her Doctor of Medicine from The University of Miami. Her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency was completed at Georgetown University. She is a board certified practitioner and has been in private practice in Montgomery County, Maryland since 1995. Since 2010 she has focused on Office Gynecology and especially the areas of adolescent gynecology, perimenopause and menopause. She is a member of The North American Menopause Society and will become a Certified Menopause Practitioner in 2018. Dr. Simmonds recently published an article titled “Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause” on The Lady Docs Corner Café blog.


• 1991-1995 Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC: Resident Obstetrics and Gynecology

• 1987-1991 University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL: Degree: M.D.

• 1983-1987 Emory University, Atlanta, GA: Degree: B.A. Psychology