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Joined Kelsey-Seybold

November 2003

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​​​​​​​​​​Professional Bac​​kground 

After earning her medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1992, Riva Collins, M.D., completed her internship at Bellevue Hospital Center in Internal Medicine in 1994 and residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1997. 

Professional Ass​​ociations 

Dr. Collins is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Houston Dermatology Associates. 

Hobbies and In​terests

When not caring for patients, Dr. Collins is involved in volunteer and community outreach. She also enjoys serving in literacy and education programs in underserved areas.​​​​
Procedures Performed
  • Botox for Wrinkles
  • Options for Skin Rejuvenation
  • Ablative Laser Resurfacing
  • Chemical Peels
  • Non Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing​
  • Laser Treatment of Individual Small Blood Vessels
  • Laser Treatment of Scars
  • Laser Treatment of Redness and Blood Vessels
  • Laser Treatment with Pulsed Dye Laser (V-Beam)
  • Laser Treatment with Fraxel

  • Acne Therapy
  • Patch Testing for Skin Allergies
  • Ultraviolet Light Treatment
  • Vein Therapy (Non Deep Vein Only)
  • Spider Veins
  • Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (moles) on the face and neck
  • Ear Lobe Repair 
  • Excessive Sweating Options
  • Botox for Excessive Sweating
  • Iontophoresis for Excessive Sweating
  • Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (moles) on the face and neck
  • Excimer Laser​

​I think my patients should have information and understanding about their condition and treatment. I believe that physicians and patients should act as partners to assure the best outcome for their overall health.​


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