Jared Simmons is a board-certified advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who joined FLDSCC in 2016. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nursing, with a concentration in adult gerontology primary care from Florida Southern College. Additionally, he is certified by the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners.
Jared began his nursing career at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, spending 4 years in the surgical and trauma intensive care units. Jared is a professional member of the Polk County Advanced Practice Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the International Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau. He was recognized as an Eagle Scout and remains active as a member of the local Boy Scouts of America board of directors.
At FLDSCC, Jared’s clinical duties include diagnosing and treating patients of all ages with dermatological complaints such as precancerous and cancerous lesions, acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, rashes, as well as a vast variety of other skin disorders.
Jared enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He also appreciates the outdoors, going saltwater fishing and hunting whenever possible.