Dr. Avino received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Vanderbilt University and completed medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Florida Health Science Center and the Mayo Clinic. He then completed 2 additional years of training in vascular surgery at the University of South Florida and is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Avino is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of multiple societies, including the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery and the American College of Phlebology. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Mercer University School of Medicine and has remained active in numerous clinical research trials in minimally-invasive vascular surgery.