Board Certified General & Vascular Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care Director, ICAVL Accredited Vascular Laboratory for diagnosis of Arterial and Venous Diseases.
Dr. Collins was born in Portsmouth, Ohio. His undergraduate studies were completed at Davidson College in Davidson,North Carolina in 1976. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida in 1979. His internship and residency in general surgery were served at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Collins completed a post-graduate fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1984. Dr. Collins is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Pinellas County Medical Society and the Society for Vascular Surgery. His special interests include peripheral vascular disease, surgical critical care and laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Collins is the former Chief of Staff at St. Anthony’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
Dr. Collins specializes in the treatment of:
Arterial Diseases (especially found in Diabetics)
Open and Endovascular Repairs
Ischemia – Non-invasive techniques such as angioplasty, stent, artherectomies
Acute limb ischemia
Anti-coagulation and Thrombolysis
Chronic limb ischemia
Intermittent claudication and peripheral artery occlusive disease
Diabetic foot ulcers
Extracranial cerebrovascular disease
Carotid Endarterectomy, carotid stents
Surgery of the vertebral system
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Deep Vein Thrombosis
Mechanical and pharmacologic thrombolysis
Varicose Veins and Varicosities
Medical disorders with a significant vascular component, for example:
- Raynaud’s syndrome
- Congenital Disorders
Major abdominal surgery- liver, pancreas, colon
The physicians of Bay Surgical Specialists offer the most advanced surgical procedures and the highest quality of care. Contact us and schedule an appointment today by calling (727) 456-8882.