Education and Training
MD - University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
General Surgery - Medical College of Pennsylvania/ Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Research Fellow - Medical College of Pennsylvania/ Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Research Fellow - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Minimally Invasive Surgery - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Pediatric Surgery - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Hamdy RF, Handy LK, Spyridakis E, Dona D, Bryan M, Collins JL, Gerber JS: Comparative effectiveness of Ceftriaxone plus Metronidazole versus anti-pseudomonal antibiotics for perforated appendicitis in children. Surgical Infection (Larchmont) 20(5): 399-405, July 2019 Notes: Epub Mar. 15, 2019.
Tharakan SJ, Kim AG, Collins JL, Nance ML, Blinman TA: Laparoscopy in pediatric abdominal trauma: A 13-year experience. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 26(5): 443-448, Oct. 2016 Notes: Epub Oct. 29, 2015.
Tsai J, Blinman TA, Collins JL, Laje P, Hedrick HL, Adzick NS, Flake AW: The contribution of hiatal hernia to severe gastroesophageal reflux disease in patients with gastroschisis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 49(3): 395-398, Mar. 2014.
Collins JL, McCloskey C, Titchner R, Goodpaster B, Hoffman M, Hauser D, Wilson M, Eid G: Pre-operative weight loss in high-risk superobese bariatric patients: A computer tomography-based analysis. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 7(4): 480-485, July/Aug. 2011 Notes: Epub Nov. 9, 2010.
Collins JL, Mattar SG, Qureshi FG, Warman J, Ramanathan RC, Schauer PR, Eid GM: Initial outcomes of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese adolescents. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 3(2): 147-152, Mar./Apr. 2007 Notes: Epub Feb. 26, 2007.
Eid George M, Thodiyil Paul A, Collins Joy, Bonanomi Gianluca, Mattar Samer G, Hughes Steven J, Schauer Philip R, Wilson Mark: Laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernias in conjunction with other laparoscopic procedures. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 10(1): 63-65, Jan.-Mar. 2006.
Sacks Bethany C, Mattar Samer G, Qureshi Faisal G, Eid George M, Collins Joy L, Barinas-Mitchell Emma J, Schauer Philip R, Ramanathan Ramesh C: Incidence of marginal ulcers and the use of absorbable anastomotic sutures in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 2(1): 11-16, Jan./Feb. 2006.
Eid GM, Gourash W, Collins JL: A novel technique for fascial fixation of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band ports. Surgical Endoscopy 20(4): 697-699, Apr. 2006 Notes: Epub Jan. 25, 2006.
Collins JL, Vodovotz Y, Hierholzer C, Villavicencio RT, Liu S, Alber S, Gallo D, Stolz DB, Watkins SC, Godfrey A, Gooding W, Kelly E, Peitzman AB, Billiar TR: Characterization of the expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in rat and human liver during hemorrhagic shock. Shock 19(2): 117-122, Feb. 2003.
Collins JL, Vodovotz Y, Yoneyama T, Hatakeyama K, Green AM, Billiar TR: Catecholamines decrease nitric oxide production by cytokine-stimulated hepatocytes. Surgery 130(2): 256-264, Aug. 2001.
Crisalli L, Collins J, Norbo W, Parker S, Plaster E, Wattsman T-A, Safford SD: Adult anxiety and pediatric trauma are associated with increased perioperative pain reporting for young patients. American Pediatric Surgical Association Meeting (virtual) May 2020.
Crisalli LM, Collins J, Norbo W, Parker SH, Plaster E, Wattsman T-A, Safford SD: Preoperative anxiety is associated with increased pain in pediatric general surgery. 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Orlando, FL Feb. 4 2020 Notes: The ASC is a joint meeting of two leading associations for academic surgery- The Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) and The Society of University Surgeons (SUS).
Collins JL: Bariatric surgery. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 2nd Edition. Mattei P (eds.). New York: Springer International, Page: 449-458, 2017 Notes: Part VII, Chap. 55.
Collins JL, Blackstone MM, Nance ML: Thoracic emergencies. Fleisher & Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Seventh Edition. Shaw KN, Bachur RB (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 1419-1428, 2016 Notes: Sect. VI, Chap. 132.
Collins JL, Nance ML: Thoracic emergencies. Fleisher & Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Sixth Edition. Fleischer J, Ludwig S (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011
Collins JL, Kennedy M: Appendicitis. Five-Minute Pediatric Emergency Consult, Fifth Edition. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, Scarfone RJ (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 201
Collins JL: Bariatric surgery. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery. Mattei P (eds.). New York: Springer, Page: 415-424, 2011 Notes: Part VII, Chap. 54.
Collins JL: Pyloric stenosis. Five-Minute Pediatric Emergency Consult, Fifth Edition. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, Scarfone RJ (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.
Collins JL: Hirschsprung's disease. Five-Minute Pediatric Emergency Consult, Fifth Edition. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, Scarfone RJ (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.
Collins JL: Inguinal hernia. Five-Minute Pediatric Emergency Consult, Fifth Edition. Hoffman RJ, Wang VJ, Scarfone RJ (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2011.
Collins JL, Vodovotz Y, Billiar TR: Biology of nitric oxide: Measurement, modulation, and models. Surgical Research. Souba WW, Wilmore DW (eds.). San Diego: Academic Press, Page: 949-969, 2001 Notes: Chap. 68.
Posters and Presentations
Collins JL. "Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Can It Wait?" Southwest Virginia Symposium on Obesity, Roanoke, VA. Sept 2019.
Collins JL. "Operative Management of Duodenal Hematoma after Routine Endoscopy." Western Pediatric Trauma Conference, Park City, UT. July 2018.
Awards and Honors
2020, Faculty Mentor of the Year, Carilion Clinic General Surgery Resident Group
2009-2012, "Top Docs for Kids," South Jersey Magazine
2009-2014, "Top Docs," South Jersey Magazine
1988-1992, Golden Key National Honor Society
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2009-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
2007-present, American Pediatric Surgical Association
- 2012-present, Ethics and Patient Advocacy Committee
- 2009-present, Childhood Obesity Committee
2002-present, American College of Surgeons, Fellow
1996-present, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
1996-present, Association of Women Surgeons
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