Dr. John T. Collins Jr, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 68

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Dr. Collins Jr' Experience

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Dr. Collins Jr' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Collins Jr Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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Hospital Quality

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Borgess Medical Center
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Collins Jr

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Surgical Group of Southwest Michigan
The Surgical Group of Southwest Michigan
1535 Gull Rd Suite 020
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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    Dr. Collins Jr' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • 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 Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Collins Jr

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Collins Jr' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Borgess Medical Center where Dr. Collins Jr has admitting privileges:

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    • Borgess Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Collins Jr

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 8 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Collins Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Collins Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Benesys
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareSource
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Fidelis Care
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
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    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • McLaren Health Plan
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    The Surgical Group of Southwest Michigan
    1535 Gull Rd Suite 020
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 381-4577 (Office)
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