Dr. Collins is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and microsurgery. A Florida native, he was born and raised in Melbourne. He was a four-year collegiate athlete, receiving numerous accolades at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to receiving his medical degree at Nova Southeastern University, he worked with high level athletes as a performance coach and was a research coordinator on multi-institutional studies. His orthopedic surgery residency was completed at The Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. He then completed his Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular Surgery fellowship at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.
Dr. Collins has presented at international, national, and regional meetings and published numerous research articles and surgical technique videos. He treats the full spectrum of disorders affecting the hand and upper extremity. His special interests include fracture care, nerve injuries, tendon and ligament injuries, sports injuries of the extremity and hand, Dupuytren’s and biologics.
He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO).
Dr. Collins is committed to providing exceptional patient centered care. He believes in helping patients heal and recover to lead fulfilling, functional lives through non-surgical and surgical options. As a former athlete, Dr. Collins believes in a team approach to patient care, helping achieve the best outcome.
In his spare time, Dr. Collins enjoys spending quality time with his wife and their daughter. He enjoys the outdoors, visiting new places and giving back to the community. He is passionate about health care initiatives, medical education, and his patients.