Dr. Simmons grew up in South Texas and graduated from UT Austin with a BS in Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 and has been practicing small animal medicine ever since. She moved to Houston in 2012. Her special interests include dentistry and dermatology. She loves spending time with her husband, Ken, and her rescue dog, Sansa. In her free time, Dr. Simmons enjoys running with Sansa, playing tennis, cooking, and reading.