Dr. John Collins, MD

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Dr. John Collins, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

West Virginia Univ Neurosurgy 40 Medical Park Ste 508, Wheeling, WV 26003 Get Directions
(304) 243-8916

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Dr. Collins specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Wheeling, WV. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Collins has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: On Decenmber 27, 2010 I received a notice of claim with certificate of claim merit, however, prior to that claim becoming a lawsuit, there was a settlement on behalf of my employer, The West Virginia University Board of Governors which was a full and final release of all claims.
    • State: Virginia
    • Settlement  (1/20/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $150,000.00
    • State: West Virginia
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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    National Naval Mc

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    National Naval Mc

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Primary Children's Med Center

    Completed in 2000

Awards & Recognition

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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 Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Collins' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Collins

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients