Melissa Simmons, APRN

Areas of Interest

Anxiety | Bipolar Disorder | Depression | Substance Use Disorders

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians – Psychiatry and Depression Center
UofL Health – Chestnut Street Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Suite 610
Louisville, KY 40202
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Overall Rating
4.8 out of 5
Get to know

Melissa Simmons, APRN

I initially began working in health care as an RN in 2007. I graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2022 and began providing psychiatric care as an APRN in an outpatient setting.

Education & Training

Frontier Nursing University | Versailles | 2022
Frontier Nursing University | Versailles | 2023



Areas of Interest

Anxiety | Bipolar Disorder | Depression | Substance Use Disorders


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner- Board Certified by ANCC

Practice, Specialty or Service

School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Sullivan University Physician Assistant Preceptor of the Year Award (2022-2023)


"I strive to provide high-quality, compassionate mental health care to help individuals achieve overall wellness."

Patient Comments

May 5, 2024

5 out of 5
Melissa is a great provider. She is friendly, welcoming and listens to me!

Apr 21, 2024

4.6 out of 5
Provider (Melissa Simmons) was very pleasant, attentive, and thorough.

Mar 21, 2024

5 out of 5
Melissa always tries her best to listen and provide some options. She has been an excellent practitioner.

Mar 16, 2024

5 out of 5
I could not ask for a better provider (Melissa Simmons).

Mar 1, 2024

5 out of 5
Melissa Simmons, APRN, couldn't have done a more terrific job of treating me. She asked pertinent questions and listened carefully to everything that I had to say. Her responses were well thought out and helpful.

Feb 23, 2024

5 out of 5
I have been very pleased with the level of service and care provided by the UofL team, especially Melissa Simmons.

Feb 1, 2024

5 out of 5
Excellent provider (Melissa Simmons), 1st with her and she excelled in every way!

Jan 22, 2024

5 out of 5
My provider (Melissa Simmons) was awesome.

Jan 4, 2024

4.8 out of 5
She (Melissa Simmons) took her time to ask questions about my mental health, meds I'm on, etc. I was impressed and I'm quite comfortable with her.

Jan 2, 2024

5 out of 5
Happy with Melissa Simmons.

Dec 18, 2023

5 out of 5
I'm very hopeful that she (Melissa Simmons) can get me on the right path to feeling better.

Dec 16, 2023

4.76 out of 5
She (Melissa Simmons) was great!

Oct 29, 2023

5 out of 5
Melisa Simmons is very understanding, I think I'm going to like her.

Sep 16, 2023

5 out of 5
I had a lot of respect for Melissa and her approach to my treatment. She discussed things that were new to me (and made sense). I appreciate her expertise.

Sep 10, 2023

5 out of 5
I am looking forward to future visits.

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