Dr. Alan Varraux, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 77

Pulmonary Disease

Dr. Alan Varraux, MD is a Pulmonologist in Clermont, FL and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Varraux has extensive experience in Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine medical school in 1971. He is affiliated with medical facilities Adventhealth Orlando and Adventhealth Orlando, winners of the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Alan Varraux, MD

Associates of Pulmonary & Critical Care LLC

1920 Don Wickham Dr Ste 125 Clermont, FL 34711 ()
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Affiliated with Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Clermont, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Varraux

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Varraux treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Varraux treats other conditions, please contact the office at (407) 841-1290.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Varraux is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Varraux is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Varraux's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Varraux accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Dr. Varraux's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Varraux

3.1

Based on 45 ratings

5 Stars
46.666666666666664%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Alan Varraux
Dr. Varraux is an excellent pulmonologist. I have worked with him professionally and am also a patient. He and his staff are awesome and I feel very lucky and blessed to have him care for me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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joseph Lee stern – Apr 29, 2022
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Walked out
Walked out after an hour and a half wait with my 91 year old mother. The waiting room was totally empty never saw another patient and when We asked the staff about it we were told “youre not the only patients” rude and would never go back!!! Never saw the doctor
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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Mar 31, 2022
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Excellent medical mind!
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Ambrosio Romero, M.D. – Apr 11, 2021
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The staff is polite and friendly. Dr. V. is very knowledgeable. He explains everything. He is very nice too.
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Ruth J. Webster – Sep 13, 2019
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Spent as much time with me as I needed. Educated me on my illness. Great willingness to treat all the areas affecting me. Left feeling very confident in him and my treatments. Recommend to everyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carol D – Aug 18, 2019
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I went to see Dr. Varraux do to some problems with my breathing and chest discomfort. He was real nice and thoughtful about my symptoms and explained everything to me in a very courteous and professional way. The thing that impressed me so much, is that he was looking at me and not at the computer like most of the doctors used to do nowadays. I felt at ease and much, much better after talking to him. I've been working in a medical field for so many years and know when I'm talking to a good Dr. and he's exceptional, a real gem. I'm so glad I found him and I recommend him to anybody who needs real professional care. I'm really impressed by his bedside manners. Thanks so much to Dr. Varraux and his personnel for their amazing care!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carmen Bazail – Aug 08, 2019
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Takes his time with each patient and explains everything in easy to understand words
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James – Jul 30, 2019
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Dr. answered all my question
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 25, 2019
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Dr.Varraux is a no rush style doctor. Yes you will wait to see him but he will take his time with you as well and answer all of your questions and address all of your concerns
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May 07, 2019
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He is an absolute, outstanding doctor ????? a no rush doctor
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Apr 15, 2019
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He saw my mother at the hospital after she had been there for two weeks. He started my recapping what my mother had been through in the last week. Came at 940pm one night and 9pm the other. I felt like he wanted to make sure he was in on putting his name in for Medicare. Pass on this guy.
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Janice Shewan – Sep 08, 2018
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My husband his first appointment on 07/09/2018 with Dr. Varraux, and noticed that the bedside manner was very professional. He was willing to sit and talk with my husband for a few minutes. The only down side is the wait time to be seen but the staff is very personable and professional. They take the time to make sure all the patients are seen and taken care of.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Noel – Jul 10, 2018
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This doctor almost killed me. I had to go to the ER because he gave me medication that I was allergic to and I almost died from a severe asthma attack. His staff is rude and he has the bedside manners of a Cyberman.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Marcus Miller in Clermont, FL – Mar 19, 2018
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The Physician is wonderful, however, his staff is rude and inefficient.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
4 people found this helpful
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Professional Patient in Deltona, FL – Nov 01, 2016
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I was beyond impressed with my experience at Dr. Varraux office. My first contact was with the receptionist and I was completely blown away with her helpfulness. A lot of doctors don’t realize how important it is to have great administration. The first point of contact is crucial! My appointment ran a little late, but Dr Varraux was really knowledgeable and went above and beyond to make me feel comfortable throughout the appointment! It was with out a doubt worth the commute and wait!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Washington, DC – Sep 03, 2016
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Waited over 2 hours for my appointment. I was scheduled as the first appointment of the day. The office staff said Fr Varraux never comes in on time. In addition, Fox news was blaring (very loud) in the reception area the whole time.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Nancy Bergdoll in Winter Garden, FL – Aug 17, 2016
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This is my 2nd review and I wish I could take back my 1st review. Dr. Varraux prescribed me 11 new meds all at once and now I'm dealing with more health issues than before due to side effects and interactions with all the meds. I stopped seeing him in June and will never go back. He did more harm than good. I ended up in the hospital due to one medication that left me with a serious potassium deficiency that could have killed me. I'm done with this guy!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Sandy M in Leesburg, FL – Aug 06, 2016
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Had I known about the excessive waiting times and the unresponsiveness of the doctor and his staff, I would NEVER have started treatment here. The wait is ALWAYS three hours or more. That's absolutely nuts.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Unhappy Patient in Clermont, FL – Jul 19, 2016
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Four hour wait in his office only to learn he decided not to come in to the office today. Took two weeks to review pulmonary tests and did so only after my complaint.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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El in Clermont, FL – May 24, 2016
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Well,I'm a brand new patient and I have to be honest, I absolutely hate waiting 3 hours to see any doctor, but I'm glad I did! I was struggling every day to breathe and waited patiently out of desperation. There is a long wait because he is a good doctor that actually talks to his patients and listens to what they need. I would have waited twice as long to see him. I saw Dr. Varraux on a Monday and by Wednesday I felt like a new person! I'm very grateful and will definitely see him again.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
3 people found this helpful
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Sandra McKay in Leesburg, FL – Apr 08, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Alan Varraux, MD is a Pulmonologist in Clermont, FL and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Varraux has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1978
Tulane
Fellowship Hospital
1974
UPMC Mercy
Residency Hospital
1972
UPMC Mercy
Internship Hospital
1971
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Alan Varraux, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Varraux frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Varraux specializes.

Where is Dr. Alan Varraux, MD's office located?

Dr. Varraux's office is located at 1920 Don Wickham Dr Ste 125, Clermont, FL 34711. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

Associates of Pulmonary & Critical Care LLC1920 Don Wickham Dr Ste 125 Clermont, FL 34711
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Varraux is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

45 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

45 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center

Orlando, FL

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Orlando Health South Lake Hospital

Clermont, FL

78% Patients that would definitely recommend, 8% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Orlando Health-health Central Hospital

Ocoee, FL

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)