Meet Dr. Avianne Bunnell

Dr. Avianne P. Mills Bunnell is a highly accomplished vascular surgeon with a comprehensive background in both clinical practice and academic medicine. She is currently serving as the CEO and Medical Director of Pinellas Vascular, LLC in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Her educational background is impressive. She served as Chief Resident at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she completed her specialty training in a highly competitive Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency program. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, where she was recognized with prestigious honors such as Alpha Omega Alpha and the Order of Pegasus. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology.

Dr. Avianne Bunnell

Vascular Surgery Specialist

Dr. Bunnell holds several licenses and certifications, including Board Certification as a Vascular Surgeon from the American Board of Surgery, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, and certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Basic Life Support.

Her leadership roles are extensive. She serves on the Board of Directors for the International Society for Women Vascular Surgeons, and several national advisory boards. She is also active in various leadership committees within the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American Venous Forum.

She is a member of several professional societies, including the Society for Vascular Medicine, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons, among others.

Dr. Bunnell has been recognized with numerous honors and awards throughout her career, including the Pinnacle Professional award from the Continental Who’s Who Registry and the Top Doctor in Vascular Surgery award from The Global Directory of Who’s Who.

She has contributed to the field through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at national professional meetings, covering topics such as venous and lymphatic disorders, management of deep vein thrombosis, carotid artery repair, complications in vascular surgery, and equitable representation in the field of vascular surgery.

Community service and volunteer work are important to Dr. Bunnell. She has participated in medical missions, various volunteer positions, and leadership roles in outreach programs throughout her medical training.

Dr. Avianne Bunnell is a distinguished vascular surgeon with a robust clinical, academic, and leadership portfolio, demonstrating a commitment to her field, her patients, and the advancement of vascular surgery.

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