Board Certified Dermatologist, Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon

Kristina Collins, M.D.

Board Certified Dermatologist,
Fellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon.

Kristina Collins, M.D. is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in Mohs micrographic surgery and surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She graduated Summa cum Laude with a B.S. in Microbiology and B.S. in Political Science from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. After selection for the prestigious Canby Robinson Scholarship, she earned her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was valedictorian of her graduating class. She was named Tennessee Woman in Medicine of the Year after co-founding a free medical clinic for the uninsured in the Nashville area. During her residency in dermatology with the Harvard Combined Dermatology Program, she was trained in the medical and surgical management of skin disorders and had the opportunity to work at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess, Boston Children's Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Lahey Clinic. She then completed a Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Procedural Dermatology fellowship at the Lahey Clinic and Harvard Dermatology specializing in skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. During fellowship, she held academic appointments with both Harvard Department of Dermatology and Tufts University.

Dr. Collins has lectured and presented original research at local, regional and national conferences on topics such as surgery techniques, rare skin disorders and the representation of dermatology in the national media. She has written articles and news stories for ABC and has served as a dermatology expert for video and written news published by ABC News in New York. She currently represents the American Board of Dermatology on the American Family Physician's Editorial Advisory Board. She is a an active member of the Women's Dermatologic Society and serves on the Young Physicians' Task Force, Communications Committee and as an invited participant for the Executive Board. She is chairperson of the the Editorial Board for the WDS. She is also a member of the Patient Advocacy Committee of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Collins was appointed a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the American College of Mohs Surgery. She has received fellowship training accredited by both the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology (ACMMSCO) and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Reviews

"Dr. Collins was superb! Keep doing what you're doing now! Can't fault any part of your operation to detail and patients. Can't say enough about your personnel. Made me feel like I was in very capable hands! Dr. Collins is obviously a very skilled surgeon."

"Thank you so very much for taking such great care of me during my recent surgeries. You and your staff were great, and made my visit as comfortable as can be."

"Highly impressed by Dr. Collins and staff for creating a warm and friendly atmosphere. If the word "pleasure" can be applied to a doctor's visit, it was truly a pleasure to visit this facility. Thank you."