Dr. Joy L. Collins, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Surgery • Female • Age 43

1 Childrens Ctr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Dr. Collins' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
One Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Saint Peter's University Hospital
254 Easton Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Collins

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1 Childrens Ctr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Childrens Surgical Associates
Philadelphia Office
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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    Dr. Collins' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2005
    • Pediatric Surgery, 2008
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Brain Injury
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hidradenitis
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Atresia
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Collins

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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 Maryland School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    McP Hahnemann/Med College Pa
    Complete in 1999
    University Pittsburgh
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Chop
    University Pittsburgh
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Collins & Staff

    • English
  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' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Collins has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Peter's University Hospital

    • University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Collins

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Collins to family and friends

    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Collins' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 1 response
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Collins
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Collins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    1 Childrens Ctr
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 590-2730 (Office)
    B
    Childrens Surgical Associates
    Philadelphia Office
    3400 Civic Center Blvd
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (800) 879-2467 (Office)
    C
    Childrens Hospital Fetal Diag
    3401 Civic Center Blvd
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 590-1000 (Office)
    D
    SOUTH 34TH STREET AND CIVIC CENTER BOULEVARD
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 590-2753 (Office)
    E
    707 Alexander Rd Suite 205
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    (609) 520-1717 (Office)
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