Dr. Karen Simmonds-Brady is a fourth generation oral surgeon and Auburn, NY native. Dr. Clifford Simmonds, her great-grandfather established his practice in the early 1920’s after graduating from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. His son, Dr. William Simmonds, Sr. followed in his father’s footsteps and completed his education at the University of Buffalo in 1946. Karen’s father, Dr. William Simmonds Jr. continued the trend and joined the practice in 1975 after completing his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Bellevue Hospital In New York City. He recently retired in 2008.
Dr. Karen Simmonds-Brady joined the family practice in 2004. She completed her undergraduate studies at Penn State University where she received a full athletic scholarship in track and cross country. She then attended The University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and graduated with honors in 2000 with a minor in oral medicine. Dr. Simmonds-Brady completed her Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY in 2004. There she gained much experience at five different hospitals in the NY Metropolitan area in the areas of trauma, pathology, orthognatic, reconstructive and dentoalveolar surgery.
Dr. Simmonds-Brady is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. She is also a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Simmonds-Brady is a current member of the American Detal Association, New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Seventh District Dental Society, Cayuga County Dental Society, and the Syracuse Dental Study Club. She is on staff at Auburn Community Hospital, in Auburn, New York.
Dr. Simmonds-Brady is dedicated to the betterment of the community that her family has called home for generations. She remains an avid runner and often runs in local competitions. In addition, Dr. Simmonds-Brady is the varsity cross country coach for Auburn High School. She and her husband, Dr. Michael Brady reside in Auburn with their three young children Quinn, Keegan and Kyleen.