Dr. John Collins, MD

Dr. John Collins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 74
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Dr. John Collins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

100 N Eagle Creek Dr Fl 3

Lexington, KY 40509

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Collins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 96% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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13  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Sc Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Ky Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Vanderbilt University Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Collins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Collins' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Collins to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Collins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. John Collins is an excellent Doctor. I am in recovery now from a dual blepharoplasty. The laser surgery went very well, recovery is surprisingly easier than I expected. No bruising and no complications. Dr. Collins and his staff are very professional, courteous and through. I have nothing to...more
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Dr. Collins is a great doctor. I have been seeing him for 20 years. My internalist referred me to him for diabetic exams. He removed a cyst from an eye 18 years ago. He performed lasik surgery 15 years ago and cataract surgery on one of my eyes 2 years ago. He is very thorough with a great...more
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Dr. Collins performed a thorough exam, accurately diagnosed my problem, took appropriate steps to correct the problem, and gave me immediate and lasting relief. He's tops in my book!
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Dr. Collins has treated my eye-related concerns very effectively. I am seeing well again. He is reserved and does not readily provide information, however when I have asked questions he has taken time to carefully and directly explain medical concerns and treatment fully. My medical condition is...more
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