Dr. Clayton A. Varga, MD

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 55

1017 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
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Hospital Quality

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Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 West California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
Methodist Hospital of Southern California
300 West Huntington Drive
Arcadia, CA 91007

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Pasadena Rehabilitation Institute
Pasadena Rehabilitation Institute
1017 S Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
Pasadena Surgery Center
Pasadena Surgery Center
1035 S Fair Oaks Ave Suite 101
Pasadena, CA 91105
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    Dr. Varga's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology, 1988
    • Pain Medicine, 1996
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    Background Check for Dr. Varga

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • Sexual Abuse of or Sexual Misconduct with a Patient  (5/11/2010)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Clayton Alexander Varga; License # G52859

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician engaged in sexual intercourse with a patient between June 2001 through September 2003. The physician was also grossly negligent in his care and treatment of this patient.

      Action Taken:

      The Medical Board of California has Revoked the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of California. The revocation has been Stayed and the physician has been placed on Probation for a period of five years subject to the following terms and conditions:

      1. The physician shall successfully complete a board approved ethics course during the first year of probation.
      2. The physician shall successfully complete all phases of a professional boundaries program equivalent to the PACE Program.
      3. The physician must have a third party chaperone present while consulting, examining or treating female patients.
      4. The physician shall maintain a log of all patients seen for whom a third party chaperone is required which shall be made available for immediate inspection and copying on the premises by the board.
      5. The physician shall submit proof of compliance to the board of his notification requirement.
      6. The physician shall not supervise physician assistants.
      7. The physician shall obey all laws and all rules governing the practice of medicine in the State of California.
      8. The physician shall submit quarterly declarations of compliance to the board.
      9. The physician shall appear before the board upon request.
      10. The physician shall pay probation monitoring costs.
    • State: California

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Varga & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Varga's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Huntington Memorial Hospital

    • Methodist Hospital of Southern California

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Varga

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varga to family and friends

    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Varga's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 3 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Varga
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Varga accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
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    Office Locations

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    Pasadena Rehabilitation Institute
    1017 S Fair Oaks Ave
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 403-6200 (Office)
    B
    Pasadena Surgery Center
    1035 S Fair Oaks Ave Suite 101
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 403-6488 (Office)
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