William O. Collins, MD, FACS, FAAP

William O. Collins, MD, FACS, FAAPAssociate Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Residency Program Director
Surgical Director of UF Health Operating Rooms

 

Clinical Interests

  • Comprehensive management of disorders of the pediatric airway, including both congenital and acquired lesions.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of disorders ranging from sinonasal disorders to laryngotracheal pathology.
  • Adenotonsillar hypertrophy and pediatric obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Otitis media and its acute and chronic complications.
  • Pediatric hearing loss.
  • Surgical management of adult sinonasal disorders.

Research Interests

  • Pediatric sinusitis, including the role of adenoid hypertrophy.
  • Pediatric epistaxis.
  • Smell and taste disorders in children.
  • Management of congenital laryngeal stridor/laryngomalacia.

Contact

Hampton Oaks ENT Clinic
Return Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-9465
  • Fax: (352) 265-9466

ENT Call Center
New Patient Appointments

  • Phone: (352) 265-0920
  • Fax: (352) 627-4411

Academic Office

  • Phone: (352) 273-5199
  • Fax: (352) 392-6781

Email

 


 Education

  • Fellowship Training

    Fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology.
    Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. George Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Otolaryngology. Washington, D.C.

    Fellowship in Rhinology & Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Miami, Florida.

 

  • Residency Training

    Chief Resident in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Miami, Florida.

    Resident in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Miami, Florida.

    Surgical internship.
    University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery. Miami, Florida.

 

  • Medical School

    University of Miami School of Medicine. Miami, Florida.
    Graduated with Doctor of Medicine degree.

    St. George’s University School of Medicine. St. George’s, Grenada, West Indies.
    Completed first year of medical school.

 

  • Undergraduate Education

    University of Miami. Coral Gables, Florida.
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

 

Publications

  1. Collins WO, Choi SS. Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Achondroplasia. Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. Submitted for publication.
  2. Tanna N, Joshi AS, Sidell D, Santi M, Collins WO. Pathology Quiz Case: Plexiform Neurofibroma. Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. In press, Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
  3. Collins WO, Kaza S, Casiano RR. Endoscopic Modified Lothrop Procedure: Indications and Results of Short-term Stenting. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of General Otolaryngology. Submitted for publication in Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
  4. Collins WO, Younis RT, Garcia M. Extramedullary Hematopoiesis of the Paranasal Sinuses in Sickle Cell Disease. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2005;132(6):954-956.
  5. Zalzal GH, Collins WO. Microdebrider-Assisted Supraglottoplasty. Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. International Journal of Pediatric Otolaryngology 2005;69(3):305-309.
  6. Collins WO, Zalzal GH. Internal Jugular Phlebectasia Masquerading as an External Laryngocele. Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2005; 131(2):163-165.
  7. Collins WO, Buchman CA, Telischi FF, Balkany TJ: Pediatric Tympanoplasty: A Comparison of Outcomes. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Otology/Neurotology. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2003; 129: 646-651.
  8. Collins WO, Buchman CA. Radiology Quiz Case 2: Temporal Bone Manifestations of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 2002; 128:457, 459-60.
  9. Collins WO, Buchman CA. Imaging Case of the Month: Bilateral Semicircular Canal Aplasia: A Characteristic of the CHARGE Association. Otology & Neurotology, 2002;23:233-234.
  10. Moulton-Barrett R, Rubinstein AJ, Salzhauer MA, Brown MJ, Angulo J, Alster C, Collins W, Kline S, Davis C, Thaller SR: Complications of Mandibular Fractures. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1998;41:258-263.

 

Presentations

  1. Collins WO, Choi SS. Otolaryngologic Manifestations of Achondroplasia. Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. Washington, D.C. Presented as a podium presentation at the Spring meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, May 2006, Chicago, Illinois.
  2. Collins WO, Pena MT, Zalzal GH. Pediatric Sinogenic Facial Abscesses. Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. Washington, D.C.
    Presented as a poster presentation at the Spring meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, May 2005, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  3. Collins WO. Nasal Airway Obstruction in Infants and Children. Division of Otolaryngology, George Washington University School of Medicine. Washington, D.C.
    Invited lecturer as part of the 43rd Annual Basic Science Course-Otolaryngology, presented by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, February 2005, Washington, D.C.
  4. Collins WO, Kaza S, Casiano RR. Endoscopic Modified Lothrop Procedure: Indications and Results of Short-term Stenting. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of General Otolaryngology. Presented as oral presentation at Rhinologic Society Meeting, Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting, May 2003, Nashville, Tennessee.
    Presented at Chandler Society, University of Miami, June 2003. 1st place Fellows’ Research Prize.
  5. Collins WO. Fundamentals of Rhinosinusitis. Invited Grand Rounds speaker, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, April 2003, Miami, Florida.
  6. Younis R, Bustillo A, Collins B, Casiano R. Transnasal Endoscopic Approach to Clivus Masses in Children. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology.
    Poster presentation at Eastern Section meeting, Triologic Society, January 2003, Boston, Massachusetts.
  7. Collins WO, Buchman CA, Telischi FF: Pediatric Tympanoplasty: The University of Miami Experience. University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Otology/Neurotology.
    Presented at Chandler Society, June 2001. 3rd Place Resident Research Prize. Oral presentation at Florida Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, October 2001. 1st Place Resident Research Competition.
  8. Collins WO, Josephson GD, Rodriguez F: Adenotonsillectomy in Sickle Cell Disease: Does Surgical Treatment Affect Disease Course? University of Miami Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Presented at Chandler Society, June 2000.Poster presentation at the September 2001 AAO-HNSF Scientific Program, Denver, Colorado.
  9. Whiteman MLH, Josephson GD, Collins WO: CT 3-D Virtual Endoscopy in the Evaluation of Pediatric Laryngotracheal Stenosis. University of Miami, Departments of Radiology & Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Presented at the 1999 American Society of Neuroradiology Meeting, San Diego, California, May 23, 1999.