Demetrius Collins, PT, DPT, LAT, ScD

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


Austin, TX


College of Rehabilitative Sciences


Manual Therapy
Sports Medicine


Doctor of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Hardin-Simmons University

Research Interests

Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Concussion Rehabilitation
Sports Rehabilitation

Demetrius R. Collins, PT, DPT, LAT, ScD joined the faculty of University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Austin in Spring 2019. He is currently an instructor for courses in the Musculoskeletal IV: Clinical Reasoning and Biophysical Agents. Dr. Collins completed a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Hardin-Simmons University in 2007. He then completed his Doctor of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2018. Dr. Collins holds both Texas physical therapy and athletic training licenses and attends continuing education courses and participates in journal clubs to further his expertise. His primary focus has been concussion evaluation and treatment, for which he has developed and presented skills labs and lectures to other allied health professionals.

Dr. Collins is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Sports section. He has been practicing primarily in an outpatient orthopedic care setting since passing his licensure in 2008. He has spent six years in a duel role as an athletic trainer and physical therapist working in a clinic and performing sideline coverage for athletes at all levels.

In addition, he has been an adjunct professor teaching test and measures and therapeutic exercise in a PTA program; as well as anatomy and physiology for Health Sciences department at South University.