Meet The Doctor

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Renee A. McCoy-Collins, DDS, FACD, FICD

Dr. McCoy-Collins is a graduate of the Howard University Dental
School where she was the first female to graduate as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. She was the first dentist to be in the National Association of Public Hospitals Physician Leadership Program, as a fellow at the New York University School of Government. She is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists.

Dr. McCoy-Collins has held a number of distinguished leadership positions including: Director of Dental Residency Programs at Howard University Hospital; Chairperson for the Department of Dentistry for the District of Columbia Public Benefits Corporation; Interim Chief Operating Officer at DC general Hospital; and Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality and Management at DC General Hospital. She served as President of the Medical and Dental Staff at Howard University and DC General Hospitals that each had over 200 physicians.

Along with Dr. McCoy-Collins’ achievements, she has always had a
special concern for the medically undeserved population in the District of
Columbia. She has initiated a number of strategic programs to improve access to both medical and dental care for low income populations. She has worked with the poverty agency for the District to develop new multi-specialty health centers in undeserved areas of the District of Columbia. She has worked to ensure these programs have all included healthcare residency education in medicine, dentistry and HIT technology.

At present, Dr. McCoy-Collins is the Chairperson of the District of Columbia
Board of Dentistry serving the district since 2010. As such, she is a Member of
the American Association of Dental Boards (AADB) serving as Liaison for the
DC Board of Dentistry and Member of the Program and Strategic Planning
Committee. She also serves as Examiner ICFE, Vice Chairperson of the
Quality Assurance Committee, Member of the Ad Hoc Committee and Ad
Hoc Steering Committee of The Commission on Dental Competency
Assessments (CDCA).