Zachary S. Collins, M.D.
Zachary S Collins, MD is a radiologist and the section head and fellowship director for Interventional Radiology at The University of Kansas Hospital. With more than 13 years of professional experience as a practicing physician, Dr. Collins specializes in practicing Interventional Radiology. His primary responsibilities include treating patients using minimally invasive techniques using image guidance (x-ray, ultrasound, and computed tomography). Dr. Collins has extensive experience in uterine fibroid embolization, angiography, angioplasty, stenting, TIPS, Y-90 radioembolization, chemoembolization (TACE) of liver tumors, thermal ablation of solid organ tumors, and many more minimally invasive procedures.
Dr. Collins became involved in his profession because of his interest in medical imaging and the ability to perform complex surgical procedures using minimally invasive image guided techniques. His passion is Y-90 radioembolization. This technique gives hope to many patients with metastatic or primary cancer of the liver and has seen many great outcomes over the years. He has done extensive research on Y-90 and travels the nation teaching other physicians how to best administer it.
Dr. Collins received his MD from The University of Kansas Medical Center in 2002 and completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at KUMC in 2008. He completed his fellowship in Interventional Radiology in 2009. He has been on staff at KUMC since 2009. He is affiliated with the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Greater Kansas City Radiological Society. Dr. Collins stays current with the trends in his profession by doing investigative research, attending training seminars and reading industry-related publications.
When not at work, Dr. Collins enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, long distance running and adventure racing. He also enjoys time at the lake jet skiing and boating.