Laura Collins, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Internal Medicine

Education

Medical School Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1987)
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital (1988), Internal Medicine
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital (1990), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Brigham & Women's Hospital (1991), Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (1995), Cardiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Angina Pectoris
  • Aortic Valve Disease, Stenosis & Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation & Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias (Irregular Heartbeats)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol - Dyslipidemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipidemia
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Disease, Stenosis, Regurgitation
  • Left or Right Heart Failure (Congestive Heart Failure)
  • Mitral Valve Disease, Stenosis & Regurgitation
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis & Regurgitation
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tachycardia - Superventricular (SVT) & Paroxysmal Superventricular (PSVT)
  • Women's Heart Disease

Honors/Awards

  • Scientist Educator of the Year Award-American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate
    (2003)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award-American Heart Association
    (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology (Fellow)
  • Texas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology