Dr Rhys Collins graduated from Sydney University in 1981. He  moved to the Newcastle region due to its relaxed lifestyle and friendly people.

Rhys has always been a keen sailor and windsurfer living at Lake Macquarie for 30 years. Rhys’ dental philosophy is complete Family Dental Care with a focus on Prevention. Rhys regularly attends continuing education courses both locally and internationally.

Rhys is married to Clare, a Nutrition Professor at Newcastle University. He has 3 children, his oldest a Physiotherapist currently practicing in Perth, the other two doing Medicine and Music respectively both at Newcastle University.