Dr Rob Collins qualified as a doctor at the University of Witwatersrand in 1993 and began his career as a GP. He was in GP practice for 10 years before he studied Sports Medicine at the University of Pretoria.
He completed his M.Sc. (Sports Medicine) in 2006 and went on to be a lecturer and examiner in the department, as well as an external examiner in Sports Medicine at Wits University.
Rob has been the Golden Lions Super Rugby and Currie Cup senior team physician since 2010 season, and is part of the medical team for the MTN Qhubeka cycling team.
He has been an Exco member of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA) since 2010, and has been disciplinary tribunal member of the South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) since 2011.
He is in private practice at The Centre for Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics (CSMO) in Rosebank.