Dr. Steven Collins, DOM

Dr. Steven Collins, DOM

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Dr. Steven Collins, DOM is an acupuncturist in Ruskin, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2001 and specializes in acupuncture.Read his story

3040 E College Ave Big Lots Shopping Center

Ruskin, FL 33570

Contact Information

(813) 331-3940

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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This content was provided by Dr. Collins "Dr. Steven Collins, DOM, Lac, has been practicing Chinese medicine since 2001. Focusing on acupuncture, tuina, qi kung and other tools from the toolbox of Chinese medicine, he treats many complaints including pain of all sorts, fatigue and "sticky" diseases. Dr. Collins is well regarded in the medical community and by his patients. Dr. Collins, began his medical studies in the mid-eighties. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in psychology, he became a paramedic. He worked in Las Vegas and in Florida for eight years prior to becoming the Director of Continuing Education for Emergency Medicine of Valencia College in Orlando. After becoming a Registered Nurse, Dr. Collins accepted the position of Education Director for Highlands Hospital in North Carolina. He worked in the areas of chemical dependency, psychology and emergency medicine. In 1997, he pursued the study of Chinese medicine. Following his 2001 graduation from Northwestern Health Sciences University, one of the leading schools of Chinese medicine in the country, Dr. Collins was asked to join that faculty. He became board-certified to practice and had a successful private practice in Oakdale, Minnesota before returning to practice in Florida. Dr. Collins' work has appeared in national publications and he has lectured across the country on a number of aspects of Chinese medicine including tuina and herb-drug interactions. He is currently authoring a text on enhancing communication between health care professionals and their patients or colleagues. In addition to practicing Chinese medicine, Steve teaches Southern Chinese kung fu and in March of 2007 was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He is an accomplished magician and performer and has been recognized as one of the top-10 magicians in the State of Florida. He is currently working on his doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the Atlantic Institute for Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Publications & Presentations "Pathophysiology", chapter author, Emergency Medical Response, J & K Grafft,ed., 2011 "Why Our Profession Needs the Title of "Doctor", Acupuncture Today, April, 2010 "Drugs, Herbs & Supplements," Body-Mind-Life Expo, 2009 "Introduction to Tui Na," American Holistic Nurses Association National Conference, 2008 "Acupuncture: Effective Treatment," Twin Cities Essential Wellness, Jan. 2008 "Chinese Dietary Therapy," Twin Cities Essential Wellness, Jan. 2007 "Enhancing Communication," Acupuncture Today, April 2007 "Dry Needling: A Novel Technique," Acupuncture Today, Feb. 2006 "Tui Na/Dry Needling," AOMA/Alliance National Conference, 2006 "Three-Needle Therapy," The Meridian, Oct. 2004"
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1  Specialties

  • Acupuncture

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Collins does not have any board certifications listed.

7  Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Moxibustion
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Stress Management
  • Trigger Point Therapy

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0 Malpractice Claims

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Education

  • University of Central Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Atlantic Institute Of Oriental Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2018

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I am a "snowbird" and this is my fourth year as a patient at Sun City Center Wellness Clinic where I have received Acupuncture and have my medications reviewed and filled. This year I met and was treated by Dr Steven Collins who helped my sciatica from the very first treatment! He has an unusual...Read More
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