Ryan A Collins


Major, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Medical Director, Ancillary Laboratories
Location: San Antonio Military Medical Center, TX
Research Interests:
Digital Pathology
Transfusion Medicine
Office Phone


UPMC Medical Education- AP/CP Pathology Residency (2011-2015)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine- MD (2007-2011)
The Pennsylvania State University- BS, Microbiology (2003-2007)

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Assistant Program Director for Research, SAUSHEC Pathology

SAUSHEC GMEC Professionalism Subcommittee Member

Clinical Competency Committee Member, SAUSHEC Pathology

Residency Program Evaluation Committee Member, SAUSHEC Pathology

Diplomate, American Board of Pathology (AP/CP)


Kelley J, Collins R, and Allam C. Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Renal Schwannoma Excision. J Endourol Case Rep. 2016; 2(1):221-223.

Bahr MP, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Collins RA. Whole blood for the acutely haemorrhaging civilian trauma patient: a novel idea or rediscovery? Transfus Med 2016; 26(6):406-414.

Collins RA, Wisniewski MK, Waters JH, Triulzi DJ, Alarcon LH, Yazer MH. Excessive quantities of red blood cells are issued to the operating room. Transfus Med 2015; 25(6):374-379.

Collins RA, Wisniewski MK, Waters JH, Triulzi D, Yazer MH. Effectiveness of multiple initiatives to reduce blood component wastage. Am J Clin Pathol 2015; 143(3):329-335.

Boisen ML, Collins RA, Yazer MH, Waters JH. Clinical Concepts and Commentary: Pretransfusion Testing and Transfusion of Uncrossmatched Erythrocytes. Anesthesiology 2015; 122(1): 191-195.

Collins RA, Triulzi DJ, Waters JH, Reddy V, Yazer MH. Evaluation of Real-Time Clinical Decision Support Systems for Platelet and Cryoprecipitate Orders. Am J Clin Pathol 2014; 141(1):78-84.