Jay N. Collins, MD, FACS

Professor

Surgery


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8950


Dr. Jay Collins received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of California at Irvine. He did his general surgery residency at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He then was stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and served aboard the USS America as the ship's surgeon. During his time at Portsmouth he did a one year trauma fellowship with EVMS. He achieved the rank of Commander and later left the US Navy to join the Department of Surgery at EVMS in 2002.

 He has been very involved with the development and maturation of the trauma, burn and emergency general surgery services at EVMS. He is currently the Arthur and Marie Kirk Family Professor of Surgery and Chief of Acute Care Surgery at EVMS. He is the Trauma Medical Director and Director of Burn Services at SNGH. He is a member and leader of many medical committees at EVMS and SNGH. He areas of clinical interest are trauma, burns, emergency general surgery, pancreatitis, biliary diseases, hernia and advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Medical Education

MD: University of California –Irvine 1987

Residency

General Surgery 
University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL

General Surgery Internship:  University of California – Irvine, 1987-1988

General Surgery Residency:  University of Southern Alabama, 1989-1994

Fellowship

Trauma / Critical Care 
Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997-1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certification 

Presentations and Scholarships

  •  Kelley KM, CollinsJ, Britt LD, Taylor DDH, Britt R. Readmission after emergency general surgery.  Am J Surg 2020
  • Sadler CA, Burgess JR, Dougherty KE, Collins JN. Bedside Incentive Spirometry Predicts Risk of Pulmonary Complications in Patients With Rib Fractures.  Am Surg 2019 85(9):1051-1055
  • Dougherty K, CollinsJ, Burgess J, Martyak M. Failure of Nonoperative Management of Splenic Injuries in Trauma Patients on Anticoagulation. Am Surg. 2019 Aug 1;85(8):848-850
  • Kelley KM, Burgess J, Weireter L, Novosel TJ, Parks K, Aseuga M, Collins J. Early Use of a Chest Trauma Protocol in Elderly Patients with Rib Fractures Improves Pulmonary Outcomes.  Am Surg 2019 Mar 85(3):288-291
  • Cohen NS,Collins JN. Gastric Pneumatosis: Fatal or Benign ?  Am Surg Nov 2018; 84(11) e485-e486
  • Cohen NS, Braig Z, Collins J.  Prevalence and Management of Posttraumatic Retained Hemothorax in a Level 1 Trauma Center.  Am Surg 2018;84(9):e369-371
  • Kim S, Collins J.  Colon Cancer in an Adult with Trisomy 13.  Am Surg 2018; 84(9):e391-392
  • Martyak M, Collins J, Burgess J.  Optimization of Resource Allocation after Implement of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocol.  Am Surg 2018 84(8): 1303-1306
  • Britt R, Davis P, Gresens A, Weireter L, Novosel T, Collins J, Britt LD.  The Implications of Transfer to an Acute Care Surgical Tertiary Service.   Am Surg. 2017 Dec 1;83(12):1422-1426.
  • Etheridge JC, Vignali JD, Collins JN.  Duration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with Gunshot Wounds to the Head.  Am Surg 2017;83:271-273
  • Kelley K, Johnson T, Burgess J, Novosel TJ, Weireter L, Collins JN.  Effect of Implementation of Intermittent Straight Catheter Protocol on Rate of Urinary Tract Infections in a Trauma Population.  Am Surg 2017;83:747-749

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-jay-collins

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery/Trauma

Secondary specialty: General Surgery

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

Medical Education

MD: University of California –Irvine 1987

Residency

General Surgery 
University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile, AL

General Surgery Internship:  University of California – Irvine, 1987-1988

General Surgery Residency:  University of Southern Alabama, 1989-1994

Fellowship

Trauma / Critical Care 
Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997-1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certification 

Presentations and Scholarships

  •  Kelley KM, CollinsJ, Britt LD, Taylor DDH, Britt R. Readmission after emergency general surgery.  Am J Surg 2020
  • Sadler CA, Burgess JR, Dougherty KE, Collins JN. Bedside Incentive Spirometry Predicts Risk of Pulmonary Complications in Patients With Rib Fractures.  Am Surg 2019 85(9):1051-1055
  • Dougherty K, CollinsJ, Burgess J, Martyak M. Failure of Nonoperative Management of Splenic Injuries in Trauma Patients on Anticoagulation. Am Surg. 2019 Aug 1;85(8):848-850
  • Kelley KM, Burgess J, Weireter L, Novosel TJ, Parks K, Aseuga M, Collins J. Early Use of a Chest Trauma Protocol in Elderly Patients with Rib Fractures Improves Pulmonary Outcomes.  Am Surg 2019 Mar 85(3):288-291
  • Cohen NS,Collins JN. Gastric Pneumatosis: Fatal or Benign ?  Am Surg Nov 2018; 84(11) e485-e486
  • Cohen NS, Braig Z, Collins J.  Prevalence and Management of Posttraumatic Retained Hemothorax in a Level 1 Trauma Center.  Am Surg 2018;84(9):e369-371
  • Kim S, Collins J.  Colon Cancer in an Adult with Trisomy 13.  Am Surg 2018; 84(9):e391-392
  • Martyak M, Collins J, Burgess J.  Optimization of Resource Allocation after Implement of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Protocol.  Am Surg 2018 84(8): 1303-1306
  • Britt R, Davis P, Gresens A, Weireter L, Novosel T, Collins J, Britt LD.  The Implications of Transfer to an Acute Care Surgical Tertiary Service.   Am Surg. 2017 Dec 1;83(12):1422-1426.
  • Etheridge JC, Vignali JD, Collins JN.  Duration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients with Gunshot Wounds to the Head.  Am Surg 2017;83:271-273
  • Kelley K, Johnson T, Burgess J, Novosel TJ, Weireter L, Collins JN.  Effect of Implementation of Intermittent Straight Catheter Protocol on Rate of Urinary Tract Infections in a Trauma Population.  Am Surg 2017;83:747-749

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-jay-collins

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery/Trauma

Secondary specialty: General Surgery

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

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