Dr. Michael Collins Jr, MD

Dr. Michael Collins Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Michael Collins Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

6900 International Center Blvd

Fort Myers, FL 33912

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  • Aetna
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Collins Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Collins Jr "Medical Director and Founder Board-Certified Ophthalmologist Fellowship-trained Cornea, Cataract, Refractive Specialist POST GRADUATE TRAINING Durrie Vision (Preceptor- Daniel S. Durrie, M.D.) – Kansas City, KSOphthalmology Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery July, 2000 – June, 2001 Emory University School of Medicine – Atlanta, GAOphthalmology Residency July, 1997 – June, 2000 Carilion Health System (University of Virginia) – Roanoke, VATransitional Year Internship July, 1996 – June, 1997 EDUCATION Vanderbilt University School of Medicine – Nashville, TNM.D. May, 1996 University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VAB.A. (with distinction) May, 1991 "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Collins Jr "Our mission and promise to our valued patients: At Collins Vision, we strive to provide our patients with the highest quality of eye care available to ensure visual results and optimal eye health. it is our mission to provide this care in a genuine, caring and personal manner- one patient at a time."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Va/Carilion Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Hunkler Eye Ctrs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Moderator, Refractive Surgery Update Session, 2003
  • Achievement Award by The American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2011
  • Awarded Fellowship in the American College of Surgeons, 2004
Media & Publications
  • Ophthalmology Times, 6/1/2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Collins Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Collins Jr to family and friends
based on 327 total reviews (74 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (327)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Collins Jr' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (74)

in Fort Myers |
Gina was awesome today! I felt confident with all the testing she did. She explained everything along the way. Gina is a caring and considered person! Thank you!!
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Kaitlin did a n excellent job yesterday.!! She made me feel so comfortable and explained everything so easily. How fortunate you are to have such a nice young lady as part of your always certious staff,
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Fort Myers, FL |
Gina, the medical assistant was awesome. Very friendly and personable. Great addition to the office
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in Ft Myers, FL |
Appt.this week at Naples location...Met Gina for the first time. She is very engaging and informative. Happy Holidays everyone. Peggy Bennington
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in Ft Myers, FL |
Every member of th staff at Collins Vision makes sure you have a great experience there. They are kind and put you at ease while taking the various vision tests and exams. I highly recommend Collins Vision to anyone looking for a clean, beautiful office with a great team of people.
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