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Dr. Ronald Collins, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Collins

Dr. Ronald Collins, MD is a rheumatology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(803) 896-0406

Dr. Collins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
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Humana
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Options PPO
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Dr. Collins' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Osteopenia
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Osteopenia more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Gout
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Collins treats Gout more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Collins treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Collins' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Collins, MD is a rheumatology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

1975
Wfu/Bgsm
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Nc Bapt Hospital Wfu/Bgsm
Residency Hospital
1971
Nc Bapt Hospital Wfu/Bgsm
Internship Hospital
1970
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of South Carolina
Undergraduate School
1975
1974
1971
1970

Dr. Collins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Collins

4.1

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(12)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
17.647058823529413%
(3)

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