Dr. David Collins, MD
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Dr. David Collins, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

Kentucky Heart and Lung Institute 1131 Elisha Frk, Pikeville, KY 41501 Get Directions
(606) 432-3438

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Dr. Collins specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Pikeville, KY. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Vascular Surgerynull
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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Surrender
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    • License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Virginia
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    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Collins' Board Certifications

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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cancer
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Sanction

      Dr. Collins has received 1 sanction

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/19/2006)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Dr David E. Collins; License # ME73351

        Nature of Complaint:

        The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state and failed to report this action to the Board.

        The Physician had been disciplined in the State of Kentucky for failure to meet the standard of care in his care and treatment of two patients.

        Action Taken:

        The Physician has Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of Florida.

      • State: Florida
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      Dr. Collins has 1 board action

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (10/21/2013)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Virginia
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      University South Fla

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      University South Fla

      Completed in 1997

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Louisville

      Completed in 2000

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Vascular Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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