About Me

For over 25 years Dr. Nancy Simpkins, a Board Certified Internist and internal medicine expert in Livingston, NJ, has been involved in all aspects of internal medicine, to ensure a healthy lifestyle for all ages incorporating prevention into all aspects of health and wellness.

Known for her diagnostic ability, coupled with her wit, Dr. Simpkins has garnered a huge following and become a sought after speaker, guest and consultant. She is dedicated to raising awareness on a large variety of topics.

Dr. Simpkins has developed a thriving private internal medicine expert practice that is the core of her career.  As an adjunct to that, she also holds the position of Medical Consultant for the state of New Jersey. In this role, she works part time for the state under the federal agency of Social Security Administration, and has received multiple commissioner citations from SSA for her dedication and policy formation. In addition, Dr. Simpkins has a large media presence, including The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show, Fox news, and frequent appearances on Wall Street Journal live.

Growing up in Maplewood, New Jersey, Dr. Simpkins was greatly influenced by her father. Also a doctor, her father was known as the original “Marcus Welby.” Dr. Simpkins attended Bucknell University and graduated cum laude in 1980 with a degree in psychology.

Dr. Simpkins graduated from The Chicago Medical School in 1984 and passed the National Board of Medical Examiners certification exam one year later. She completed both her internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. In 1989 Dr. Simpkins received her certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Simpkins values being a mom, above all things, to her three children. She also enjoys running, hot yoga and spin throughout the week. Dr. Simpkins currently resides in New Jersey and in New York City with her husband.