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Dr. Collins' Orthopedic Medicine News

As a lead investigator in a recent FDA-sanctioned study to assess the safety and effectiveness of a less invasive technique for treating chronic tennis elbow and author of numerous articles in the advancement of orthopedic medicine, Dr. Collins continues to make news in the medical industry.

His energy and innovation are underscored in the print and broadcast media covering his preventative approach to injuries and advanced surgical techniques designed to reduce recovery time and the historically invasive nature of surgical procedures.
2016 News


Houston Chroncle MedCity Magazine Cover November 15, 2016
Dr. Collins is Listed Among the Houston Chronicle's MedCity Special Issue Featuring the Best Physicians in the Field.

The MedCity section of the Houston Chronicle has looked to a list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by industry specialist Castle Connolly, to identify America's Top Doctors located right here in the Houston area. Dr. Collins is recognized among this prestigious listing - in Hand Surgery.





71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand October 5, 2016
The 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH).

Hand and upper extremity specialists from around the world gathered for the 71st Annual Meeting ("Inspiring Excellence") of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) held in Austin recently, to share research updates and review the latest innovations in hand, wrist and elbow treatments.





Dr. Evan Collins - Houstonia Top Doctors 2015May 3, 2016
Dr. Evan Collins is featured in the rapidly growing Texas medical Magazine, TexasMD.

He talks about the advances in hand and upper extremity care and research in repetitive stress conditions at Houston Methodist Hospital and the new patient friendly, "complete beneath a single roof, comprehensive care" Houston Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center.

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2015 News


Dr. Evan Collins - Houstonia Top Doctors 2015August 25, 2015
Dr. Evan D. Collins is named among Houstonia magazine's list of Top Doctors 2015.

The list is compiled from peer nominations and spotlights some of Houston's best physicians in different areas of specialty.




February 9, 2015
Houston Hand Surgeon, Evan D. Collins MD, Named Chairman of Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM).

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February 3, 2015
Dr. Evan Collins is Named to the H Texas Top Docs List of 2015.

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2014 News


September 21, 2014
Dr. Collins' research, Radial ridge excision for symptomatic volar tendon subluxation following de Quervain's release, is published in Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery.

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Methodist Orthopedics Sports and Medicine Annual Report
Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Annual Report - Cover
July 10, 2014
Dr. Evan Collins is featured in the Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Annual Report. He talks about the advances in hand and upper extremity treatments and techniques which are changing outcomes.

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Houston, Texas - Top Doctors 2014May 22, 2014
Dr. Collins is named among H Texas Magazine's list of Top Doctors 2014!



May 1, 2014
Dr. Collins, vice chairman for the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM), gives a lecture - “Artists as Athletes” - for the University of Houston Honors course hosted by Houston Methodist and the Center for Performing Arts Medicine.

Dr. Evan Collins speaking with Young Musicians



April 1, 2014
Dr. Collins participated recently in The Methodist Experience Conference themed, "The Art of Patient Care." As vice chairman of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine, he talked about the innovative work the center is doing with performing artists - the unique athlete.

Dr. Evan Collins speaking with Young Musicians

2013 News


December 4, 2013
Dr. Collins and his work with performing artists is featured in the Houston Chronicle.

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November 18, 2013
Leading Basilar Joint Arthritis Expert, Evan D. Collins, MD, Refines LRTI Procedure following Research Findings

Texas Medical Center Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist, Dr. Collins, Utilizes Research Findings to Improve Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition Procedure for Arthritis Patients
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October 17, 2013
Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D., Named Vice Chairman of the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM)

Dr. Evan D. Collins, chief of the Houston Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center is recently named Vice Chairman of the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM).
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September 16, 2013
Dr. Collins' work with the Miro String Quartet and his research on the repetitive stress hand and upper extremity conditions affecting musicians is featured in Sunday's issue of the Houston Chronicle, Arts & Theater.


July 15, 2013
Houston Orthopedic Surgeon and Leading Hand Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D. Shares Insight, Advances in Annual Orthopedic Report

Dr. Evan D. Collins, orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity at the Texas Medical Center's Methodist Center for Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine and the director of the Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center
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July 2, 2013
Dr. Collins is listed among the prestigious list of Castle Connolly physicians recently featured in the NY Times.
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July 2, 2013
Dr. Evan Collins is featured in the premier issue of Doctors of Houston, a listing of Houston's leading physicians.
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May 21, 2013
Dr. Evan D. Collins is featured in the annual report of the Methodist Bone & Joint Center of orthopaedic excellence. The report spotlights Dr. Collins work in repetitive stress injuries and conditions affecting performing artists and research endeavors that will impact training and treatment for young performing artists and the broader population.
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2012 News


October 1, 2012
Dr. Evan D. Collins, hand and upper extremity specialist and newly named director of the Houston Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center at the Texas Medical Center achieves a status bestowed upon few hand specialists in the United States - Castle Connolly, America's Top Doctor.
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July 20, 2012
Dr. Evan D. Collins, hand and upper extremity specialist in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital, is featured in the leading medical journal Orthopedic Reviews. The journal recently accepted Collins' research study and published his article, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology in Evaluating the Presence and Integrity of the Anterior Oblique Ligament of the Thumb in their June issue.
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2011 News


December 1, 2011
While Collins has for years received recognition for his research and contribution to advances in the treatment of degenerative hand, wrist and elbow conditions, he was recently named among the top doctors identified by U.S. News & World Report for his performance and national ranking in his area of specialty.
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May 3, 2011
Texas medical center hand and upper extremity specialist and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Evan Collins receives unique honor and named among local and national top doctor listings - including Texas Monthly magazine’s Super Doctors, H Texas Top Docs, Health & Fitness Sports Magazine’s Physician’s Choice and nationally recognized Best Doctors in America.
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2010 News


July 19, 2010
Renowned Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist of the Texas Medical Center, Dr. Evan Collins, Among first in Houston to offer New Non Surgical Treatment for Dupuytren's Disease.
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January 2010
Dr. Evan Collins presents to musicians from across the United States at Carnegie Hall this past week. Musicians from the Houston Symphony were among those in attendance for a symposium sponsored by the Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine of the Methodist Hospital in Houston and in collaboration with the Center for the Performing Artists at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Excellent reviews of the daylong symposium and Dr. Collins' presentation, "Performing Artists as Athletes: A New Perspective," appeared in the Arts Beat column of the New York Times.
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2009 News


November 24, 2009
Dupuytren's and Carpal Tunnel Specialist Dr. Evan Collins of Houston Methodist Hospital Sought for New Percutaneous Needle Aponeurotomy (NA) Procedure
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April 13, 2009
Leading Texas Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist Dr. Evan Collins Now Offers Specialized Treatment for Patients Suffering from Dupuytren's Contracture
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January 23, 2009
Renowned Hand and Wrist Specialist Dr. Evan Collins Featured Among Texas Monthly's Super Doctors 2008-2009 - One of Houston's Leading Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Evan Collins, Recognized this Past Year for Advances in treatment of Basilar Joint Arthritis and Less Invasive Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Dupuytren's Contracture is Spotlighted in December Texas Monthly Super Doctor's Issue
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2008 News


December 8, 2008
Houston Leading Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist, Dr. Evan Collins, Part of the Galveston Recovery in Wake of Hurricane Ike - Welcoming UTMB Residents at Medical Center
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October 14, 2008
Musicians - The Elite Athlete - Excessive playing combined with poor physical posture can potentially end a musician's career; just as it can that of any football, basketball or baseball player.
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October 13, 2008
Houston Musicians Listen to Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Evan Collins, at Conference on Common Overuse Conditions Affecting Artists and Athletes Alike
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July 2, 2008
Houston Hand and Wrist Specialist Dr. Evan Collins Invited to Eurohand Congress 2008 in Switzerland to Present Findings on New Research Study Benefiting Arthritis Sufferers
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May 4, 2008
A member of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM), Dr. Evan Collins speaks to musicians at a recent talk on common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions reported in musicians. Read the full presentation, Performing Artists as Athletes, A New Perspective.
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2007 News



May 13, 2007
Houston Methodist Hospital Features Some of their Leading Orthopedic Surgeons.
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January 25, 2007
Orthopedic Specialist Dr. Evan Collins of Houston Methodist Hospital Presents His Latest Research Findings at International Hand Conference
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April 25, 2007
Wrist replacement surgery is a last resort for those who wish to save hand's range of motion
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January 22, 2007
When arthritis makes doing even the simplest things with your hands impossible, many doctors in the United States have only recently begun to reconsider total wrist replacement. Houston Public Radio's Rod Rice reports that the surgery can have a dramatic effect.
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2006 News


August 1, 2006
Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist Dr. Evan Collins of Houston Methodist Hospital Cuts Recovery Time in Half with New Joint Reconstruction Procedure
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Summer, 2006
Better Techniques Make Total Wrist Replacement a Viable Option
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2005 News



November 4, 2005
As the 23-truck convoy traveled toward Baghdad, Tom Chamberlain and his coworker saw something that made them uneasy. A group of Iraqi men dressed in orange construction vests mingled suspiciously up ahead.
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October 2005
"Leading Medicine" featuring Dr. Evan Collins in a program geared towards helping patients with extreme injuries - and tips from pro athletes on how to stay in the game, aired October 22 on KHOU-TV Channel 11.
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October 2005
Dr. Evan Collins and the Orthopedics Department at the Houston Methodist Hospital are official healthcare providers to the Houston Astros and Texans.
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September 2005
Dr. Evan Collins receives the Halliburton Hometown Hero honor for his medical care of civilian workers injured in Iraq.
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2004 News



Oct. 24, 2004
"Halliburton officials turned to orthopedic surgeon Dr. Evan Collins at The Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, and he put together a team of about 10 specialists. They've treated about 20 wounded workers (from Iraq), mostly men with broken bones and internal injuries."
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Oct. 23, 2004
Shock Wave Technology to Treat Tennis Elbow; An Alternative to Surgery
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Oct. 22, 2004
H Texas Magazine's List of Super Docs. Dr. Evan D. Collins, Advanced Orthopedic Treatment.
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2003 News



Sept. 1, 2003
Baylor College of Medicine Orthopedic Specialists First in Houston to Offer New FDA-Approved Alternative to Surgery for Tennis Elbow. Tennis Elbow Institute Takes Technology and Treatment to New Level.
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2001 News



August 1, 2006
Texas Medical Center NEWS. Nonsurgical Treatment Alternative for Tennis Elbow.
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