Allan J. Collins, MD, FACP
Senior Chief Scientist, Fresenius Medical Care

Allan Collins has a distinguished career with more than 30 years of work in nephrology and ESKD treatment. He is the former chief medical officer for NxStage Medical, Inc. and served as director of the National Institutes of Health’s/NIDDK’s United States Renal Data System from 1999 to 2014. Dr. Collins has published more than 300 articles, 600 abstracts, and 20 book chapters, and has given more than 365 invited presentations. His clinical experience and research have focused on acute and chronic care of ESKD and chronic kidney disease patients, and prospective and retrospective clinical studies on dialysis techniques and associated outcomes. The former president of the National Kidney Foundation, Dr. Collins served on its scientific advisory board for six years, with the Kidney Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative, and on the International Society of Nephrology’s Commission for the Global Advancement of Nephrology Committee. He graduated with his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit.


Cardiovascular Health In Chronic Kidney Disease: Improving outcomes using SGLT-2 Inhibitors

Cardioprotective Dialysis: Improving Cardiovascular Health Through More Personalized Treatment