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SEAN M. COLLINS, M.D.
CURRICULUM VITAE

4228 Houma Blvd., Suite 330 Metairie, LA 70002

Family: Wife and three children
Citizenship: United States of America

Education:

  • Undergraduate: Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
    BA, Chemistry Cum laude 9/1990-6/1993
  • Graduate/Medical: Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine
    MD Alpha Omega Alpha 7/1993-5/1997

Internship:

  • General Surgery LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) and Ochsner Clinic New Orleans, LA
    7/1997-6/1999

Residency:

  • Urology LSU-Ochsner Urology Residency Training Program New Orleans, LA 7/1999-6/2003

Post-Doctoral Fellowships: Not applicable New Orleans, LA

Clinical Fellowships:

  • Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology Columbia University-Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) New York, NY 7/2005-6/2006

Certification:

  • Physician certification MD Anderson Physicians Network 7/2008-present
  • Robotic Surgery Training Certification Intuitive SurgicalHouston, TX 8/2006
  • Board certification 3/2005-3/2015
  • Recertified 10/2013-10/2023
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 3 - passed 12/1997
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 7/1997
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 5/1997
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 2 - passed 8/1996
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 1 - passed 5/1995

Licensure:

  • MD, Louisiana
  • MD, New York

Academic, Professional, and Research Appointments:

  • American Board of Urology Director, Prostate Cancer  East Jefferson General Hospital Metairie, LA Oct 2009- present
  • Director, Robotic Surgery Metairie, LA July 2007 –present
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Urology – Gratis New Orleans, LA May 2010 – present
  • Chairman, Tumor BoardEast Jefferson General Hospital affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Center Metairie, LA January 2014- present
  • Vice Chairman, Board of DirectorsGulf South Quality Network East Jefferson General Hospital 2013-present
  • Co - Chairman, Oncology Committee East Jefferson General Hospital affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Center Metairie, LA January 2008 - present

Membership in Professional Organizations:

  • Society of Urologic Oncology Active member 5/2008-present
  • American Urological Association July 2003-present
  • Southeastern Section, American Urologic Association July 2003-present
  • Louisiana State Medical Society October 2007-present
  • Louisiana State Urological Society July 2007-present Treasurer, 2007-2008
  • Orleans Parish Medical Society East Jefferson General Hospital 
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine Delegate, Louisiana State Medical Society 2007 October 2007-present
  • Society of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons July 2005-June 2006

Awards and Honors:

  • Named in Best Doctors Louisiana Life magazine October 2008-present
  • Named in Best Doctors New Orleans magazine September 2008-present
  • Named in Best Doctors Louisiana Life magazine October 2007-present
  • Named in Best Doctors New Orleans magazine September 2007-present
  • Urology Fellows essay competition: Collins S, Hruby G, et al. Expedited struvite stone dissolution using a high-flow low-pressure  irrigation system.
  • Journal of Endourology 2007 Oct; 21(10): 1153-8 .
  • Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award 2003
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Louisiana State University School of Medicine 1997

Teaching experience/responsibilities:

  • Course/clerkship/residency or Fellowship/CME directorships 2014 Edgar Burns LSU/Ochsner Visiting Professorship of Urology – Panel Discussion Robotic Surgery  New Orleans, LA Ritz Carlton Hotel
  • 2009 Edgar Burns LSU/Ochsner Visiting Professorship of Urology – Course Director New Orleans, LA Ritz Carlton Hotel January 2009 Ian Thompson, MD; Chairman of Urology University of Texas San Antonio Steve Kraus, MD; Director of Female Urology, UT San Antonio
  • 2007 Edgar Burns LSU/Ochsner Visiting Professorship of Urology – Course Director New Orleans, LA Royal Sonesta Hotel January 2007 Ralph Clayman, MD; Chairman of Urology, Univ of California-Irvine Jaime Landman, MD; Director of Minimally Invasive Urology, Columbia Univ.

Departmental/interdisciplinary conferences:

  • East Jefferson General Hospital Tumor Board July 2006 - present

Papers presented

  • Optimized struvite stone chemolysis using a high-flow low-Pressure intrarenal irrigation system. World Congress of Endourology. Cleveland, OH. August 2006
  • Robotic prostatectomy using a self-retaining retractor system. World Congress of Endourology. Cleveland, OH. August 2006
  • Outcome following cytoreductive nephrectomy for metastatic renal cell carcinoma is predicted by fractional percentage of tumor burden removed.
  • Poster presentation. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA June 2006 – Presented by Dr. Pierazio
  • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy in obese patients: The Columbia University Experience. Poster presentation. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. June 2006 – Presented by Dr. Levinson
  • The Incidence of Prostate Cancer based upon PSA in a Predominantly African-American Population. Poster Session. Southeastern Section –
  • American Urologic Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL April 2001
  • Myth or Reality: The Effect of Circumcision on Sexual. Satisfaction in Men. Moderated Poster Presentation. American Urology Association Annual Meeting. Anaheim, California. May 2001
  • Alpha Antagonist as Medical Therapy for Obstructive Voiding Dysfunction in Women. Louisiana State Urologic Association Annual Meeting. May 2001.
  • Eyeball CMG: Simple Bladder Manometrics. Louisiana State Urologic Association. Annual  Meeting. May 2001.

Seminars and invited presentations
Robotic Prostatectomy: Better, Equal or Hype Louisiana State Urologic Society Baton Rouge, LA April 2010
Prostate Cancer Lecture Series Sanofi-Aventis Biloxi, MS October 2008
Prostate Cancer Lecture Series Sanofi-Aventis Las Vegas, NV August 2008
Prostate Cancer Screening LSU Family Practice Review Course New Orleans, LA March 2008
Renal Masses LSU Family Practice Review Course New Orleans, LA March 2008
Effect of race, socioeconomic factors, and  Hurricane Katrina on the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer in southeastern Louisiana –
The North Carolina/ Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project Edgar Burns Visiting Professorship New Orleans, LA January 2008
Applications of Robotic Surgery Louisiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons New Orleans, LA January 2008
Surgery for High Risk Prostate Cancer. LSU-Ochsner Clinic Visiting Professorship. January 2006. New Orleans, LA
Natural History of Urologic Malignancies. Annual Meeting of Society of Interventional Radiology. New Orleans, LA. April 2005
Evaluation & Treatment of Hematuria. LSU Family Practice Review. New Orleans, LA. April 2005
Erectile Dysfunction. LSU Family Practice Review. New Orleans, LA. April 2005
Two Cases of Fatal Adenoviral Nephritis and Cystitis. Southeast Section- American Urological Association. Poster Presentation. Charleston, SC. March 2005
BPH & Prostatitis. Louisiana Education & Early Detection Program. New Orleans, LA. November 2004
Adenovirus Cystitis & Nephritis. Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds. New Orleans, LA. November 2004
Podium Presentation &Panel Discussion – Erectile Dysfunction & Heart Disease. American College of Cardiology International meeting. New Orleans, LA. March 2004
Prostatic Diseases. Louisiana Education & Early Detection Program. New Orleans, LA. November 2003.
Pediatric Urology. New Orleans Pediatric Board Review. New Orleans, LA. August 2003.
Overview of Pediatric Urology. Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates. New Orleans, Louisiana. September 2001

Editorial Posts and Activities

  • Reviewer Journal of Urology 2013-present
  • Reviewer Urology 2007-present
  • Reviewer Clinical Genitourinary Oncology 2007-present
  • Reviewer Journal of Endourology 2010-present

Institutional service

  • Robotic surgery committee Chairman April 2007-present
  • Graduate Medical Education committee East Jefferson General Hospital Sept 2008-present

Professional Society committees

  • American Urologic Association Surgical simulation committee May 2005-2007

Community service activities

  • American Cancer Society
  • Eagle Scout Boy Scouts of America 1986
  • Urotigers

Books

  • AUA Handbook of Laparoscopy and Robotics
  • Collins SM, Lehman D, McDougall E, Clayman R, Landman J On-line at www.auanet.org 2008.

Book chapters

  • “Salvage Cryoablation of the Prostate” Collins SM and Katz A Katz & Rukstalis 2006
  • “Hernias & Hydroceles” Collins SM and Ortenberg J Emedicine Pediatrics 2002.

Videos and multimedia

  • Laparoscopic Pyelolithotomy with Endoscopic Stone Morcellation American Urological Association Annual Meeting May 2006 Atlanta, GA
  • Robotic prostatectomy with a self retaining retractor LSU – Ochsner Visiting Professorship  January 2006

Refereed journal publications

  • Collins SM and Bell D. Magnetic resonance imaging – ultrasound (MR-US) fusion biopsy of the  Prostate. Journal of East Jefferson General Hospital. 2014 in press.
  • Collins SM. Editorial comment on: Anatomotic extent of pelvic lymph node dissection: impact On long term cancer-specific outcomes in men with positive lymph nodes at the time of radical  Prostatectomy. Urology 2013 Sep; 82(3): 658-9.
  • Collins SM. Active surveillance in the management of cancer of the prostate. Journal of East  Jefferson General Hospital. 2013

Cryosurgery

  • Collins SM. Editorial comment on: NADiA ProsVue prostate-specific antigen slope is an Independent prognostic marker for identifiying men for reduced risk of prostate cancer recurrence After radical prostatectomy. Urology 2012 Dec; 80(6): 1325-6.
  • Hruby GW, Marruffo FC, Durak E, Collins SM, Pierorazio P, Humphrey PA, Mansukhani M, and Landman J. Evaluation of Surgical Energy-Devices for Vessel Sealing and Peripheral Energy Spread in a Porcine Model. J Urol. 2007 Dec; 178(6): 2689-93.
  • Hruby G, Weld K, Marruffo F, Durak E, Mitchell R, Collins S. Herron A, Landman J. Comparison of a novel tissue apposing device and standard anastomotic technique for vesicourethral Anastomosis. Urology 2007: 70(1); 190.
  • Hruby G, Marruffo F, Durak E, Collins S, Herron A, Landman J. Comparison of Bioglue reinforced and standard Running sutured vesicourethral anastomosis. Urology 2006 Dec; 68(6); 1355-9.
  • Collins S, Hruby G, et al. Expedited struvite stone dissolution using a high-flow low-pressure irrigation  system. Journal of Endourology 2007 Oct; 21(10): 1153-8 .
  • Collins S, McKiernan J, Landman J. Update on the Biology and Epidemiology of Renal Cortical  Neoplasms. Journal of Endourology; Dec 2006: 975-985.
  • Collins S, Hruby G, et al. Pyelolithotomy With Intraperitoneal Ultrasonic Lithotripsy: Report of a Novel Minimally Invasive Technique for Intracorporeal Stone Ablation. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech  2006;16:435-436
  • Collins S, Upshaw J, Rutchik S. The Effect of Circumcision on Sexual Satisfaction in Men. J Urol 2002;  167(5):2111.
  • Collins S, Correa J, Ortenberg O. Prostate Abscess in the Newborn: An Under Recognized  Source of Urosepsis. Urology 2001; 57(3): 554.

Non-refereed journal publications

  • Collins S. Schlussel R. Commentary on Pediatric Ureteroscopy. American Journal of Urology Review.  November 2005
  • Collins S. Vesicoureteral Reflux: New Concepts. Pediatrics Review January 2004
  • Collins S, Bardot S, Scroggins T. PSA as a Predictor of Progression after Primary Curative Treatment for  Prostate Cancer. AUA Update Series; Volume XXII: Lesson 24; May 2003.

Abstracts

  • Hruby GW, Marruffo FC, Durak E, Collins SM, Pierorazio P, Humphrey PA, Mansukhani M, and Landman J. Evaluation of Surgical Energy-Devices for Vessel Sealing and Peripheral Energy Spread in a  Porcine Model. J Urol. 2007 Dec; 178(6): 2689-93.
  • Hruby G, Weld K, Marruffo F, Durak E, Mitchell R, Collins S Herron A, Landman J. Comparison of a novel tissue  apposing device and standard anastomotic technique for  vesicourethral  Anastomosis. Urology 2007: 70(1); 190.
  • Hruby G, Marruffo F, Durak E, Collins S, Herron A,  Landman J. Comparison of Bioglue reinforced and standard  Running sutured vesicourethral anastomosis. Urology 2006 Dec; 68(6); 1355-9.
  • Collins S, Hruby G, et al. Expedited struvite stone dissolution using a high-flow low-pressure irrigation  system. Journal of Endourology 2007 Oct; 21(10): 1153-8 .
  • Collins S, Hruby G, et al. Pyelolithotomy With Intraperitoneal Ultrasonic Lithotripsy: Report of a Novel
    Minimally Invasive Technique for Intracorporeal Stone Ablation. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech  2006;16:435-436