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Accepting New Patients: Yes

Gender: Male

Began Practicing: 1963

Languages:

Call Today: (440) 746-1055

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: (440) 746-1055

Fax: (440) 746-1052

Driving Directions

Hours:

Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

 

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

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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January 11, 2018

Physician profile: St. Vincent Charity Surgeon Dr. John Collis Revolutionized Spinal Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Surgeon, Dr. John Collis, has revolutionized the treatment for patients suffering with back pain. His leadership has led to innovative treatments and surgical options for millions of Americans living with chronic back pain. Throu ...continue reading

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October 21, 2013

Dr. John Collis Named to “90 Spine Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know” list

Serves as co-medical director of the Spine and Orthopedic InstituteChicago - Becker's Spine Review released a list of "90 Spinal Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know." This list compiles ...continue reading

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