About Michael Collins, DPM

Podiatrist in San Diego and Chula Vista, CA

Dr. Collins joined Girard Orthopedic Surgeons Medical Group in July 2015.  Dr. Collins earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2011.  Upon completion of his degree, Dr. Collins attended a 3 year reconstructive rearfoot and ankle residency in Brooklyn, New York under the guidance of Drs. Michael Trepal and Kevin Jules.  Dr. Collins specializes in diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle disorders.  His areas of interests include bunions, hammertoes, hallux rigidus, sports injuries, ankle instability, Achilles ruptures, and fractures.  Dr. Collins enjoys participating in endurance events including marathons, ultra-marathons, trail running, triathlons, velodrome racing and has completed The Race Across America bicycle race two man team, and race to the top of the Empire State Building.


  • BA Kent State University (2007)
  • DPM, New York College of Podiatric Medicine (2011)


  • State University of New York Downstate
  • Brooklyn, New York 7/2011-6/2014


  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
  • Outpatient Surgery Center of La Jolla


  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine- Certified
  • Fellow American College Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons- Qualified