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About Dr. Buete

Dr. Buete is a board-certified family physician with over 25 years of clinical experience in urgent care, wound care, and general family practice. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages, from birth to the golden years. Dr. Buete is a graduate of the University of South Florida, where she majored in Biology, as well as the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL. After receiving her doctorate, she moved to St Petersburg and completed her residency at Bayfront Hospital. She went on to practice urgent care for 12 years and then switched her area of focus to wound care and hyperbaric medicine and worked as a consulting physician and then Medical Director at Manatee Memorial Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center for 11 years. When COVID hit, she returned to urgent care, where she and her husband offered in-person and telehealth care from 2019 until the present.

Dr. Buete has a passion for spiritual as well as physical wellness. She has been active in her local Catholic community in spreading the truth and beauty of the Church’s teachings by facilitating the study of Church encyclicals and spiritual writings, incorporating Theology of the Body into the Family Life series in Catholic schools, and she has also been on the BOD since the inception of the St Gianna Center for Women’s Health and FertilityCare, which promotes natural family planning and NaProTechnology locally. Dr. Buete is married with 5 children and lives in St. Petersburg, FL.

Licensed States

California, Carolina, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Kansas (Telehealth Only), Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Ohio, South Carolina, Washington, Virginia, Georgia

**Alaska: patient care pending as of 10/06/2023

In-Network Carriers

Medicare, Cigna, ProviDrs Care
Aetna: Effective July 28, 2023
UnitedHealthCare Networks Include: Doctors Plan(Plus HMO, EPO, Plus POS), Charter (HMO, EPO, POS), Choice(HMO, +HMO, EPO, Plus POS), Compass(EPO, HMO, HMO Plus, POS), Core(EPO, HMO, Choice Plus POS), ER Wrap, Heritage(EPO, HMO POS, Plus POS, Primary advantage and heritage, Select Advantage, Select(HMO, Select+, EPO, Plus POS), Indemnity, Mid-Atlantic Gated HMO, Select(Plus HMO, EPO, Plus POS), Surest Plan, Nat Ancill All Other,NexusACO(RP, RB, R, NRP, NRB, NR, OAP, OA), PPO, Core Choice Plus, NexusACOÂ(OA EPO, OA HMO), NHP Gated(L1, L2, L3) PPO,  Navigate(HMO, HMO Plus, EPO, POS, Plus), UHN OneNet-Workers Comp, Veterans Affairs CCN as well as Medicaid and Medicare networks

BlueCross BlueShield Networks Include: Century Preferred PPO, BlueCare HMO, Blue Connection, Pathway small group(HMO, PPO), Pathway individual(PPO, HMO), Medicare Advantage(PPO, PPO Access Select, HMO, HMO Select), Traditional Indemnity and Century 90 PlansUniCare Life and Health Insurance Company Plan Programs

Tricare Select- Note We do not bill Tricare Prime

Accepts those who are insured with:
Christian Brothers Ministry Services Plan
Diocese of Saint Petersburg, Florida
Christendom College

Services Offered

  • Pediatric and Adult Urgent Care
  • Adolescent and Adult Primary Care
  • Wound Care
  • Wellness
  • Weight Loss


Dr. Buete treats patients of all ages for urgent care needs, primary care, wellness and wound care.
*Languages: English