Ivelisse Olivencia-Simmons, ACNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Piedmont Neuroscience Institute
200 S. Herlong Ave.
Suite E
Rock Hill, SC 29732

Phone: (803) 366-5500


  • Master’s degree in Nursing: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing: University of Florida, Gainesville

About the Provider

Lissy Olivencia-Simmons is an experienced nurse practitioner (NP) who specializes in neurology and neurocritical care. She is originally from Ohio but earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in nursing. After serving as a staff nurse at the Cleveland Clinic, she earned her master’s degree in nursing from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio.

Lissy has practiced neurology and neurocritical care since 2009 in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her passion is providing the best care possible for patients with debilitating neurological conditions by combining a multidisciplinary medical approach with compassionate family education to ensure continuity of care.

During her spare time, Lissy enjoys cheering for her children from the sidelines, spending quality time with family and friends, international travel, dancing and exercising.

Special Interests

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy and Seizure
  • Brain Tumors
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Spinal Cord Injuries