Ambulance Physician Advisor

John A. Collins MD, FACS

Since 1979

Dr. Collins has been a dedicated servant of the Morgan County Community for more than 30 years.  Morgan County EMTs and Paramedics as well as Morgan County Government, local hospitals, fire departments and the entire Morgan County Community owe a great deal of gratitude to Dr. Collins for his years of unselfish and inspirational service.

Dr Collins was born on September 7, 1947 in Oak Park, Illinois.  He moved to Morgan County upon completion of his residency in 1976 and continues his surgical practice at East Morgan County Hospital as well as Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Dr. Collins also served as the Trauma Services Director at Colorado Plains Medical Center in Fort Morgan, Coloardo from 1992-1997.

In addition to being the physician advisor for the Morgan County Ambulance Service and county-wide EMTs, Dr. Collins has also provided physician advisory services for Washington County's Ambulance Service since 1996.  He's also the Trauma Medical Director at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Office Address
2315 East Harmony Rd. #130
Fort Collins, CO  80528    
(970) 221-5878

State of Colorado in 1976

Medical School
Stanford University School of Medicine - M.D. 1973

Internship & Residency
University of Colorado Affiliated Hospitals 1973-1974

Clinical Appointments
Instructor in Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine 1977-1978
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Colorado
School of Medicine 1978-Present

Professional Societies
American Medical Association 1978-Present
Colorado Medical Society 1978-Present
Morgan County Medical Society 1978-Present
(Secretary 1981, President 1982)

Specialty Organizations
Colorado Trudeau Society American Lung Association 1976-Present
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1980-Present
Fellow American College of Surgeons 1981-Present
Denver Academy of Surgery 1981-Present
Southwestern Surgical Congress 1982-Present
Colorado Trauma Institute 1989-1999
(Vice-President 1995-1996, President 1997-1999)

Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners 1973
American Board of Surgery - Certified March 1979 / Recertified July 1988 / Recertified October 1997 / Recertified November 2008
ACLS 1979-Present
ATLS  1988-Present
ATLS Instructor 1995-Present
Registered Vascular Technologist, ARDMS 1996, Registry #46887