Marc Z. Simmons, MD

About Me

I am a board-certified radiologist with fellowship training in body imaging. I have been practicing radiology for more than 25 years and have been with MSK since 2006. I am based at MSK Basking Ridge.

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I focus on genitourinary and gastrointestinal radiology. In particular, I use CT, ultrasound, and fluoroscopic imaging. I participate in several multidisciplinary tumor teams, including the Esophageal Disease Management Team.

My responsibilities at MSK Basking Ridge are focused on CT, ultrasound, and plain radiography. I work at MSK’s Manhattan location as well. There, I also interpret fluoroscopic studies and supervise and train residents.

I serve as a co-investigator on approximately 20 clinical trials. We are primarily studying new methods to treat gastroesophageal tumors and lymphoma.

Working at MSK is especially rewarding because I am able to work with dedicated and talented colleagues. I embrace MSK’s goal of providing the best cancer care in all areas of my work, and everyone here is committed to this shared mission. In our collegial environment, I can offer input that directly impacts our patients and their outcomes. I have been at MSK Basking Ridge since the day it opened and I have seen how providing outstanding cancer care has benefited our community.

  • Clinical Expertise: Diagnostic Radiology; Body Imaging
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, State University of New York Upstate Medical Center
  • Residencies: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
  • Fellowships: The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
  • Board Certifications: Diagnostic Radiology

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Publications

Sadeghi-Nejad H, Simmons MZ, Dakwar G, Dogra V. Controversies in transrectal ultrasonography and prostate biopsy. Ultrasound Q 2006.

Singer A, Handler BJ, Simmons MZ, Baker SR. Acute small bowel ischemia: spectrum of computed tomographic findings. Emerg Radiol 2000;7:302-307

Karcnik TJ, Simmons MZ, Abujudeh H. Ultrasound imaging of the urinary bladder. Ultrasound Q 1999;15:135-147

Simmons MZ. Pitfalls in ultrasound of the allbladder and biliary tract. Ultrasound Q 1998;14:2-24

Simmons MZ, Miller JA, Zurlo J, Levine CD. Pleural effusions associated with acute pancreatitis: incidence and appearance based on computed tomography. Emerg Radiol 1997;4:287-289

Miller JA, Singh-Panghaal S, Simmons MZ, et al. Emergency computed tomography in the diagnosis of superior vena cava syndrome. Emerg Radiol 1995;2:267-272

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Clinical Trials

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