Dr. Chandrasekhar Varma, MD

Endocrinology  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(17)
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Dr. Chandrasekhar Varma, MD
Dr. Chandrasekhar Varma, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Escondido, CA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Varma is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido.

625 Citracado Pkwy Ste 108

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(760) 743-1431

Dr. Chandrasekhar Varma, MD

Dr. Chandrasekhar Varma, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Varma "Strive for excellence in diagnosis and medical care and treat all patients with respect and understanding"
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Jawaharlal Institute Of Post-Graduate Medicine Research, Pondicherry University
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Daniel Drake Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varma to family and friends
3.1
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Varma's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Temecula, Ca |
Well my story is different. Their scheduling people are all over the place. Called on a Tuesday and left a voicemail. The phone message stated someone would call me back shortly. Come later that afternoon, I call back, and finally got a hold of someone who took my insurance information, who said I would get a call in 2-3 days. Well, 10 days later, I finally received a call, but when the girl called, she kept asking me the same questions that were asked 10 days earlier. She was stumbling and ask
in Escondido, CA |
I am very pleased with Dr. Varma. He really cares about the well being of his patients and has a super friendly, hands on staff.
Escondido, CA |
Dr Varma is an extremely knowledgeable, caring physician who always puts his patients first. He keeps the patient informed of their status and provides copies of lab or other tests done. Excellent physician!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Varma accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value

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Hospitals where Dr. Varma has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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