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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  • Cardiac Surgery

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

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1

    Dr. Collins has received 1 sanction

    More What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Collins has 1 board action

    More What are board actions
    • 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)


  • 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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Dr. Collins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • 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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