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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 69

1535 Gull Rd Ste 20
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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Dr. Collins Jr.' Experience

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Dr. Collins Jr.' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Collins Jr. Performs

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Accepting new patients?

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Surgical Group/SW Michigan
Surgical Group/SW Michigan
1535 Gull Rd Ste 20
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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    Dr. Collins Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Skin and Tissue Reduction
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Venous Sclerotherapy
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Skin Cancer
    • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Compression
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    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Tripler Army Med Center
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Tripler Army Med Center
    Complete in 1976

    Fellowship Hospital

    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Collins Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    3.8 out of 5

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    Dr. Collins Jr.' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Collins Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

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    Surgical Group/SW Michigan
    1535 Gull Rd Ste 20
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 381-4577 (Office)
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