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Elisha Magdalene (Scott) Collins, MD




Medical Center Enterprise/Sawyer Surgery Clinic (Enterprise, AL)                                                       Current

General Surgeon

Description of duties: Practicing general surgery with focus on breast, bowel, hernia and skin surgery and skill in laparoscopic surgery

American Family Care (Alabama/Florida)                                                                                              2016-2017


Description of duties: Serving the pediatric and adult population in medicine allowing me to stay abreast to the management and treatment of common medical conditions

FELLOWSHIP and Residency

University of Florida/North Florida Surgeons (St. Vincent’s Riverside Hospital, Jacksonville, FL)      2016-2017

Transition to Practice/General Surgery Fellowship

Description of duties: Supervised training with transition to operating autonomously as a general surgeon

University of Florida/Shands (Gainesville, FL)                                                                                       2011-2016

General Surgery Residency

Description of duties: Supervised training in surgical technique, critical care management and the care of patients in the preoperative, perioperative and postoperative setting


Miami Miller School of Medicine (Miami, FL)

Doctorate of Medicine                                                                                                                             2007-2011


Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)

Special Student                                                                                                                                        2006-2007

Certification: First Responder, an arm of the EMS system

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee, FL)

B.S. in Health Science                                                                                                                              2002-2006

Graduated with Honors


Chipola (Junior) College (Marianna, FL)

A.A. in Sports Medicine                                                                                                                           2000-2002


Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Program                                                                                   2014


Resident Teaching Award                                                                                                                        2013


Board Certified, American Board of Wound Management                                                                                           2017


Tallahassee, FL

Live-In Nanny                                                                                                                                           2006-2007

Worked under oversight of an architect and physician as I cared for an infant and toddler with the ability to experience firsthand that of raising a family as a woman in medicine

Tallahassee, FL

Research Assistant, Florida A&M CESTA Viticulture Center                                                                   2005-2006

Participated in genetics research on grape species using PCR experimentation


Developing a risk prediction model of need for subsequent cholecystectomy after percutaneous          2015

cholecystostomy tube placement: A secondary analysis of Veteran patients


Pyoderma gangrenosum or necrotizing fasciitis? A diagnostic conundrum. Case report and                  2013

literature review,  Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports

poster presentation

Guatemalan-Mayan Center: Addressing Diabetes and Obesity through Education and Prevention

Association of American Medical Colleges, Boston, Massachusetts                                                                                                                                                                  2009

Medical Volunteer EXPERIENCE

Key West, Florida

Medical Student, Department of Community Service                                                                           2010

Florida Keys Health Fair                                                                                                                         

Provided medical care to a population with little access to quality health care through our student-run community service organization

Miami, FL

Medical Student, Department of Community Service

Hialeah Health Fair                                                                                                                                  2010

Provided medical care to the underserved district of Hialeah through our student-run community service organization

Miami, FL

Medical Student, Department of Community Service

Little Haiti Health Fair                                                                                                                             2010

Provided medical care to the underserved region of Haiti in Miami, FL through our student-run community service organization

Region of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Medical Student, Medical Students in Action                                                                                         2008

Participated in a medical mission with service to the underserved regions of Dominican Republic

West Palm Beach, FL

Special Medical Response Team Member                                                                                             2007

Provided volunteer medical services for participants in the 2007 Marathon of the Palm Beaches

Professional MEMBERSHIPS

American College of Surgeons

Christian Medical and Dental Association

American Society of Breast Surgeons

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 

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