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Dr. Melinda Collins, DO

Dr. Melinda Collins, DO

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 35

  

Dr. Melinda Collins, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 3 years. She specializes in rheumatology.


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(201) 257-5041

Dr. Collins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerihealth
Cigna
Clover Health
Consumer Health Network
Health Republic Insurance
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
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QualCare
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Collins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Temporal Arteritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Temporal Arteritis more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Arthritis more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoporosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Osteoporosis more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Collins' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Melinda Collins, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 3 years. She specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

2016
Northwell Health
Fellowship Hospital
2014
Stony Brook University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2012
Stony Brook University Hopsital
Internship Hospital
2011
New York Institute Of Technology College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2016
2014
2012
2011

Dr. Collins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Collins

4.2

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(15)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5%
(1)
1 Star
15%
(3)

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Dr Bellinda Collins is always on time She’s a good listener and very sweet Dr And always try to help people to get better she she treat her patience we respect And love I will recommend her
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First words out of her mouth? I don't prescribe opioids once she looked at my medication list from previous doctor and before examining me or reviewing MRI and other radiological tests. I felt judged and stigmatized for no reason. I didn't feel heard or respected as an individual or a patient.
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I visited Dr. Collins because I was tired of my PCP telling me that my pain/fatigue was from working too much...... Dr. Collins LISTENED and ran the proper blood work to diagnose me with something I have probably had for over 20 years.. I am forever grateful to have chanced upon her because the...Read More
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Dr. Collins is an amazing physician. She took her time to answer all my questions and made sure I’m comfortable with the treatment she recommended. Definitely recommending her to my friends and family.
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One of the best doctors I have ever been to. I would recommend her to all my friends and family
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