Kimberly Collins, MD
Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

Phone: (206) 520-2412

Biographical Profile

Kimberly Collins is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington. She cares for patients at the UW Neighborhood Northgate Clinic and on the Family Medicine inpatient service at the University of Washington Medical Center. She is involved in teaching family medicine residents in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Her interests include pediatric care and care of the underserved.

Dr. Collins completed medical school at Harvard and family medicine residency at the University of Washington. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, she practiced full spectrum family medicine at Community Health Center of Snohomish County.

She enjoys living in Seattle where she has the opportunity to hike, explore local parks, and travel internationally with her husband and children.

Teaching Interests & Roles

Pediatric Residency Curriculum

Research Interests & Roles

Residency education in pediatric care and clinical practice in the inpatient and outpatient settings

Scholarly Work

Collins KL. Profitable Gifts: A History of the Merck Mectizan Donation Program and its Implications for International Health. Perspectives in Biology Medicine 2004; 47(1): 100-109.

Collins KL. Donor. In: Pories S, Jain SH, Harper G, eds. The Soul of a Doctor: Harvard Medical Students Face Life and Death. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2006. pp. 75-76.

Collins KL. Thinking about thinking. Journal of Surgical Education. 2009 Jan-Feb; 66(1): 58.

Education & Training



Degree or Credential



University of Washington Family Medicine Residency 2011
Harvard Medical School MD 2008
Harvard University BA, History of Science 2002

Published Articles





An Update on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Sairenji T, Collins KL, Evans DV Prim. Care 2017
Food Consumption by Children and Adults. Collins KL, Sanders G Am Fam Physician 2017