Dr. Simons received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and earned his MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. Following his residency in Internal Medicine in 1975 Bill completed an Infectious Disease Fellowship at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1977 and his psychiatric residency at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 1990. As part of his residency, Bill studied three months as the C.G. Jung Institute in Zuruch. Bill is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Patients benefit from his broad knowledge of the field of medicine and his knowledge of the relationship between psychiatric and medical illnesses.