Timothy Simpson, MD, PharmD

Accepting new patients

Patient Rating:

5.0 Read all reviews

My Specialties:

Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology; Nuclear Cardiology


English, Interpreters available for other languages




Legacy Health Partners

About Me:

Dr. Simpson earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University followed by a Doctor of Pharmacy degree with honors from Oregon State University/OHSU and finally a medical degree with honors from OHSU. He completed his internal medicine training at the University of California, San Francisco before returning to OHSU to complete fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology. Dr. Simpson brings expertise in management of coronary artery disease with focus on complex and high-risk coronary interventions. His skillset includes management of chronic total occlusions (CTOs), use of temporary mechanical circulatory support when indicated, and low/ultralow contrast coronary interventions for patients with renal dysfunction. When Dr. Simpson is not caring for patients, he can be found spending time with his family, which includes his wife, daughter, and dog. Together, they enjoy skiing, gardening, golfing, and exploring the outstanding local food scene.

Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University (Interventional Cardiology)
Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Residency: University of California, San Francisco (Internal Medicine)
Residency: University of California, San Francisco (Internal Medicine)
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University (with Honors)
Doctorate: Oregon Health & Science University, PharmD (with Honors)
Bachelor of Science: Oregon State University
Year I Started Practice: 2019
Hospitals Served: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center
Publication: Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol, J Thromb Thrombolysis, JAMA Intern Med, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Am J Cardiol, Struct Heart, Am J Med, JACC Cardiovasc Imaging, JAMA Intern Med, J Clin Lipidol, Circ Cardiovasc Interv, JACC Cardiovasc Interv, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, Am J Cardiol, Am J Cardiol, Am J Cardiol, Cardiovasc Revasc Med, Echocardiography, J Interv Cardiol, JACC Case Rep, Circulation, J Thromb Thrombolysis, Am J Med, Catheter Cardiovasc Interv, Interventional Cardiology Clinics, Circulation

Patient Rating

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Average Rating:  5.0 out of 5.0

  Jun 17, 2024
I had to wait 45 minutes to see my provider but it was understandable, because he was in surgery. He and staff were kind and competent.

  Jun 12, 2024
I have felt unheard and dismissed by many doctors on this health concern and at this visit with Dr Simpson, I finally felt heard and understood and I felt for the first time like a doctor believed me about symptoms I've had for years.

  May 29, 2024
Fantastic experience overall Very appreciated getting in quickly to resolve issue

  May 23, 2024
Very impressed with all doctors and surgeons at Legacy. Wonderful care.

  Apr 2, 2024
Dr Simpson is a rock star! Absolutely amazing. He was extremely patient and answered all of my questions, backed up by data and evidence based research. He put all my concerns at ease and outlined a solid plan moving forward to prevent another medical event. I wish the approval scale went above 10, because 10 just isn't high enough of a rating for Dr Simpson.

  Apr 2, 2024
Seemed to take an unusually long time (several months) to get an appointment with Dr, Simpson.

  Mar 20, 2024
This was my first visit with Dr. Simpson. He and Elizabeth, his assistant, were both AMAZING in how well they communicated with me what was going on with my heart and how we were going to remedy the current problem,. Both of them made me completely at ease, and I left feeling fully informed and optimistic about my future. They are a rock star team for sure!!!!!

  Mar 19, 2024
Doctor Simpson asked relevant questions and answered any questions and concerns I had in a very respectful way and taught me about my health issue.

  Mar 15, 2024
Excellent service

  Feb 15, 2024
It was very good and fruitful visit

  Feb 14, 2024
Almost impossible to get anyone to answer the phone. Months not weeks out on calender for getting an appointment.

  Jan 31, 2024
Good listener and explainer. Was patient, kind, thoughtful and logical.

  Jan 10, 2024
Dr Simpson is wonderful! I'm so happy he's my cardiologist. I also found the ER staff to be superb and ditto for the followup hospital staff. Well done!

  Jan 3, 2024
The nurse or assistant was in a huge hurry to do the ekg. She was very fast, non communicative, ripped off the stickers causing pain with one which I made a point that she know. It was very unpleasant.

  Dec 21, 2023

  Nov 10, 2023
First time seeing Dr. Simpson. Explained things to me and listened to what I had to ask. He did not rush through my appointment.

  Oct 31, 2023
The techs and the doctor were very friendly. We talked extensively about my pacemaker and current medications. Recommendations were given about new medications to create a safer medication program, which l will certainly follow. I wish to thank everyone in the office for an informative appointment and making me feel welcomed and safe with the quality of care l will receive.

  Oct 26, 2023
From the time I was called in up to the time I left, I felt comfortable, listened to, and really felt like everyone cared about me during my appointment.

  Oct 19, 2023
All good

  Oct 6, 2023
Really liked Dr Simpson, and am glad to have him as my new cardiologist!

  Sep 11, 2023
It was so refreshing to meet a doctor that didn't immediately dismiss my concerns. Because I'm healthy with frequent-flyer miles in urgent cares and doctor offices, I've been dismissed many times. It was reassuring to be heard, and told outright that my concerns were valid, but they were not necessary and explained in great detail as to why. I can finally sigh a huge sigh of relief, and relax about the weird things that cause me minor discomforts.