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216.861.6200

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Began Practicing: 1963

Languages:

Call Today: 216.369.2830

John S. Collis, M.D.

Specialties:

Spine Surgery Board Certified

Neurological Surgery Board Certified

Primary Location: St. Vincent Independence Physician Center

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Began Practicing: 1963

Languages:

6701 Rockside Rd.
Suite 350

Independence, Ohio 44131

Phone: 216.369.2830

Fax: 216.642.0070

Driving Directions

Hours:

Disabled Access: Yes

Public Transportation: Yes

Biography:

Board-certified in neurosurgery with a special interest in disorders and injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine, Dr. Collis completed residencies in general surgery and neurological surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. A teacher and clinician, he has served as an associate professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Among the many devices he has helped to invent are surgical instruments for total disc replacement, a laminectomy retractor, and a table for disc puncture for testing and treatment. Dr. Collis has held roles as director of spinal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, and as director of neurosurgery at both St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Lutheran Hospital.

Education

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Residency - 1961

Good Samaritan Hospital, KY Internship - 1956

University of Louisville School of Medicine Medical School - 1955

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Back Pain
  • Adult Reconstruction
  • Back Pain
  • Back Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cervical Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Cervical Injury
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Cervical Spine
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fractures
  • Disc Herniations
  • Disc Replacement
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back & Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Injury
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spinal Disorders
  • Lumbar Spinal Surgery
  • Min Invasive Lumbar Decompressions
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Techniques
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Compression
  • Neuro Diagnostics
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurophysiology
  • Peripheral Nerve Entrapment
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • SI Joint Pain
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Fusion Surgery
  • Spine Instability
  • Spine Pain
  • Spine Stenosis
  • Spine Stimulator
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenosis
  • Thoracic Spine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vertebral Augmentation
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Work Related Injuries
  • Workers Compensation Cases

Insurance Accepted

  • ANTHEM BLUE TRADITIONAL - PPO
  • AETNA ELECT CHOICE - PPO
  • AETNA GOLDEN CHOICE - PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE OF OHIO - PPO
  • TRICARE - PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE SELECT HMO - MCR
  • CARESOURCE ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE (CIGNA) - HMO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • AETNA HEALTH NETWORK OPTION - HMO
  • BUCKEYE COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN HMO - MCR
  • ANTHEM BLUE ACCESS NETWORK (FEDERAL - PPO
  • CARESOURCE HMO - MCD
  • AETNA MANAGED CHOICE - PPO
  • SUPERMED SELECT (MMO) - PPO
  • MULTIPLAN - PPO
  • BUCKEYE COMMUNITY HEALTH PLAN HMO - MCD
  • CONFINITY (FORMERLY PPOM/ASC FLORA) - PPO
  • WELLCARE OF OHIO INC HMO - PPO
  • AETNA US ACCESS - HMO
  • OHIO HEALTH CHOICE - PPO
  • HEALTH OHIO (MMO) - HMO
  • ANTHEM MEDICARE PPO - MCR
  • CIGNA HEALTH PLAN - PPO
  • AETNA SELECT CHOICE - HMO
  • SUPERMED PLUS (MMO) - PPO
  • AETNA OPEN ACCESS - HMO
  • AETNA GOLDEN HMO - MCR
  • SUMMA CARE HMO - MCR
  • AETNA SELECT - HMO
  • MEDICAL MUTUAL OF OHIO MEDICARE ADV - MCR
  • SUPERMED - HMO
  • ANTHEM BLUE PREFERRED - HMO
  • ANTHEM SENIOR ADVANTAGE HMO - MCR
  • GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE (CIGNA) - PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK (COVENTRY) - PPO
  • AETNA NETWORK - HMO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE OF OHIO - HMO
  • CIGNA HEALTH PLAN - HMO
  • SUPERMED CLASSIC (MMO) - PPO
  • AETNA OPEN CHOICE - PPO
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS (MULTIPL - PPO
  • EMERALD HEALTH NETWORK-INTERPLAN HE - PPO

Recent Posts

March 10, 2020

15 years after degenerated disc removal, patient keeps unfilled pain prescription in frame

Veronica Ringholz’s journey began with a car accident in 2004. While she felt fine after the accident, months later she began passing out and losing strength in her arms and hands. The young, single parent struggled with daily activities at home to c ...continue reading

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January 28, 2020

Spine & Orthopedic Institute resolves adjacent segment degeneration for long-time grateful patient

Cleveland-area native Sal Fragapane was not surprised when he started experiencing back pain 15 years after having spinal fusion surgery. In fact, his surgeon, St. Vincent Charity Neurosurgeon John S. Collis, M.D., had warned Sal at the time of his f ...continue reading

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January 31, 2019

When Is It Time for Back Surgery?

While the majority of patients suffering from chronic back pain fear they will require surgery, the reality is surgery is rarely necessary. The vast majority will find relief with more conservative, non-surgical treatments. This is a fact Dr. John C ...continue reading

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January 21, 2019

Suffering from Back Pain? You Are Not Alone

If you or a loved one is suffering from back pain, you are not alone. Approximately 80 percent of American adults will experience back pain at some point in their life. Next to headaches, back pain is the most common neurological condition and is th ...continue reading

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