960 7th Ave North, St. Petersburg, FL 33705 Monday - Friday 08:00-5:00 727-821-8101

Dr. Collins, MD, FACS

Dr. Paul Collins is a leading vascular surgeon, practicing in the Tampa Bay area at Bay Surgical Specialists based in St. Petersburg and Pasadena, FL. He specializes in surgical treatment of arterial diseases including aneurysms, arterial occlusions, and diseases often found in people with diabetes as well as general surgeries to treat cancers and gastrointestinal disorders.

Dr. Collins received his medical degree from the University of South Florida and served his internship and residency in general surgery at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Collins is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Pinellas County Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Patients who seek Dr. Collins expertise and knowledge are in highly trained and experienced hands. Dr. Collins has been a practicing surgeon since the early 80s, gaining special experience in peripheral vascular disease, surgical critical care and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Collins, like the other surgeons at Bay Surgical Specialists, is passionate about laparoscopic surgery because of the numerous benefits to patients including less post surgical pain and faster recovery times.

Dr. Collins is committed to providing the highest quality care to his patients. He and his colleagues welcome new patients at Bay Surgical Specialists and accept most major forms of medical insurance.



• Carotid Endarterectomy • TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) • Carotid Artery Stenting

Major Abdominal Interventions

• Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair • Endovascular Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair • Aortobifemoral Bypass

Peripheral Arterial Disease

• Minimally Invasive Endovascular Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease: Angioplasty, Stenting • Lower Extremity Bypass/Peripheral Arterial Bypass • Treatment of Arterial Leg and Foot Ulcers • Lower Extremity Amputation

Venous Disease

• Radiofrequency Ablation (RF Closure) • VenaSeal Ablation • Vein Ligation, Phlebectomy, Sclerotherapy • Treatment of Diabetic Ulcers

Dialysis and Venous Access

• Arteriovenous Fistulas and Grafts • Tunneled Catheter and Port Placements • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters