Our Current Faculty

Shawn T. Simmons, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Medical Director, Surgical and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
Undergraduate Education
  • University of Kansas
Medical School
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Kansas
  • Mayo
Research Interests
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Sepsis
  • Ventilator Management
  • Meritorious Research Award, 1999
  • Outstanding Graduate Resident in Anesthesiology, 1998
  • Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, 1997-1998
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1990
  • Phi Beta Phi Honor Society, 1990
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemical Honor Society, 1989
  • Medical Director, Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2014-present
  • Co-Director, Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2010-2014
  • Director, Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2010-present
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2007-present
  • Medical Director, Hyperbaric Medicine Service, 2003-2012
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2000-2007
  • Associate, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 1999-2000
  • Board Certification: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Additional certification in Neurocritical Care
  1. Hata JS, Simmons JS, Kumar AB, Rickelman JH, Nickel EJ, Simmons ST, Torner J: The acute effectiveness and safety of the constant-flow, pressure-volume curve to improve hypoxemia in acute lung injury. J Intensive Care Med 2011 Jan; 27(2):119-27

  2. Simmons ST, Schleich AR: Airway regional anesthesia for awake fiberoptic intubation. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2002 Mar; 27(2):180-92