About Us

Vascular Associates, LLC is the only accredited vein center in North Florida, providing exceptional vein and vascular care and cutting-edge treatments for patients at their two locations in Panama City and Panama City Beach, Florida.

President and managing partner Bud Shuler, MD, is a board-certified vascular surgeon with considerable experience in vein disease of all kinds. As part of the multispecialty group, North Florida Surgeons, Dr. Shuler works with the most advanced technology and collaborates with many trusted surgeons throughout Florida. At Vascular Associates, LLC, he works with a highly skilled team, which includes physician assistant Natasha Gray, MCMSc, PA-C.

The team at Vascular Associates, LLC dedicates themselves to providing their patients with all of the information they need to make informed decisions about their health. The practice’s philosophy is to aim for prevention before intervention — helping patients avoid the pain and discomfort of vein disease wherever possible. 

The professionals at Vascular Associates, LLC are committed to diagnosing, educating, and providing treatment to their patients before existing symptoms lead to more serious issues. They can treat conditions like varicose veins, spider veins, chronic venous insufficiency, ankle discoloration, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), leg swelling, and restless legs syndrome.

Insurance Information

Vascular Associates, LLC participates with Medicare and a number of insurance carriers to help make financing your procedure much easier and less stressful. Most procedures are covered under Medicare and health insurance plans but we also participate with Care Credit if you require financial assistance.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Golden Rule
Humana
Humana Medicare
Medicaid
Tricare Prime
United Healthcare








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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • "Great staff, great doctor, great practice!"

    Joel D.
  • "I have never been in a doctors where the staff was so friendly. A pleasant experience."

    Mackie O.
  • "Dr. Shuler and his team was so nice he talked to me through the procedure and it wasn’t painful at all. Thank you all for the wonderful experience."

    Chiquilla D.
  • "Love these guys. They've helped me and my husband with any vascular problem that has come up. So friendly."

    Evelyn E.
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