Emily R. Simmons, APRN-NP, CPNP-PC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pulmonary Medicine; Clinical Director, High Risk Asthma Clinic; Clinical Director, Mobile Asthma Clinic



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park

2515 N. Clark Street/467 W. Deming Place
Chicago, Illinois 60614-3393

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Emily began her career in 2005 providing care to medically complex children. She is dedicated to helping families identify a cause for their child's respiratory problems. She has a passion for severe asthma, and those patients who have required overnight stays in the hospital for asthma. Emily and her team offer children with severe asthma a clinic focused only on severe asthma. Even though her main focus is asthma, she helps families identify why their child has respiratory problems.

Clinical Interests

Severe asthma, asthma, chronic cough, aspiration, dysphagia


Education & Training

Education: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2005; Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK, 2003

Board Certifications: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Professional Organizations: American Thoracic Society, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, American Lung Association