Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner & Founder, Ask The NP
Black and BIPOC Health, COVID, Digital Health, Health Equity, LGBTQ Health, Men’s Health, Mental Health, Public Health, Racism in Medicine, Social Determinants of Health, Suicide, Vaccines
Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Preventive Care, Primary Care, Social Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Dr. James Simmons (he/him/his) is a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, frontline healthcare provider, and passionate on-air medical contributor. Dr. James continues to emerge as one of the most sought-after voices at the intersection of the LGBTQ+ and Black communities. He is also the brains and heart behind the vibrant online community @AskTheNP. “Scared to ask your MD? Ask The NP!”
As seen and heard on KTLA, NBC, FOX, CBS, ABC, Yahoo!, KROQ, Channel Q, Sirius XM, Loveline, DASH Radio and countless more, his combination of extensive multimedia experience and nearly 12 years of hospital-based critical care practice make Dr. James a go-to, trusted source for real, relatable, and reliable health information.
James Simmons, DNP, AGACNP-BC
Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner and Founder of Ask The NP