Dr. Jess D. Collins, MD

Dr. Jess D. Collins, MD

Adult & Pediatric Neurology | Male | 42 years old

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Quality of life is the most important goal of treating patients.Read more

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Dr. Jess David Collins, M.D. is not only an expert in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy and seizures, but...Read more

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Dr. Collins is consistently rated very highly by both his patients and colleagues.

in Greenfield Center, NY |
Saw me for 10 minutes, no medical records on myself and decided I should pay for Vestibular Therapy out of pocket for my vertigo and Labyrinthitis that I have had for 3 1/2 years. I know he was trying to save the insurance company alot of money by denying my request to see a vestibular therapist. In the span of 10 minutes, he decided this. No amount of tears and frustration would sway him. Don't ever waste your time seeing this man. He doesn't care.
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Dr. Collins says...

Dr. Jess David Collins, M.D. is not only an expert in the diagnosis and management of epilepsy and seizures, but also practices general neurology of adults and children.  In addition to his fellowship training in epilepsy, Dr. Collins is also boarded in sleep medicine.  He is very excited to offer his patients better care at his new private practice after leaving Center Health Care to make patients his first priority.  New York Epilepsy, the practice of Dr. Jess David Collins is located in Clifton Park, NY.  He will accept all prior patients and insurances including medicare and Medicaid.  Call 518 258-4033 today to join our family!

Dr. Collins' Care Philosophy

Quality of life is the most important goal of treating patients.

Dr. Collins says...

Dr. Collins has extensive training and experience treating epilepsy and seizure disorders, in addition to general adult and child neurology and sleep medicine. He works together with patients as a team to individualize treatment goals, making sure the newest advances are all available.

Dr. Collins says...

Dr. Collins has extensive fellowship training and real world experience in epilepsy, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine.  Long term ambulatory video EEG monitoring is available in addition to routine and sleep-deprived EEG studies.  Dr. Collins is also a nationally recognized expert in the management of Vagus Nerve Stimulation therapy (VNS) and often teaches other doctors how to better use the devices.  In addition, Dr. Collins can interpret sleep studies (PSG and MSLT).

Dr. Collins says...

Dr. Collins is consistently rated very highly by both his patients and colleagues.

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 Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Why It Matters: Dr. Collins' Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects


  • Medical School
    Albany Medical College

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Forest Park Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Southern Methodist University

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology
  • Adolescent Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Dementia
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Functional Neurology
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Headache Medicine
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neuropathy
  • Otoneurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Teleneurology

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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