Dr. Christopher Vara, MD

Dr. Christopher Vara, MD

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Dr. Christopher Vara, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, pediatrics physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

2025 E River Pkwy

Minneapolis, MN 55414

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • HealthPartners
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Dr. Vara's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Scoliosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vara treats Scoliosis more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Vara treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vara treats Spine Disorders more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Vara treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spine Deformities
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vara treats Spine Deformities more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Vara treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation

Dr. Vara's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tenotomy
Achondroplasia
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Amniotic Band Syndrome
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arm Surgery
Arthrogryposis - Severe Scoliosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Birthmark
Blount's Disease
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brachydactyly Preaxial - Hallux Varus - Thumb Abduction
Broken Arm
Bunion
Cerebral Palsy
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 1
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, Type 4E
Congenital Dislocation of Patella
Congenital Vertical Talus
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Flat Foot
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fractured Lower Leg
Gait Abnormality
Genu Valgum, St Helena Familial
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hemangioma
Hernia
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Infantile Brachial Plexus
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphosis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
Leukodystrophy
Limb Deformity
Limb Length
Limb Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Macrodactyly of Hand
Macrodactyly of the Foot
Marfan Syndrome
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Dermatologic Disorders
Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
Polydactyly
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rickets
Scars
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Slipped Epiphysis
Spasticity
Spina Bifida
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Syndactyly
Systemic Sclerosis
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Toe Syndactyly, Telecanthus - Anogenital and Renal Malformations
Torticollis
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Vara, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, pediatrics physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Education

New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Primary Children's Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Hospitals Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
University Hospitals Of Cleveland
Internship Hospital
2000
Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School
Us Military Academy
Undergraduate School
2000

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Dr. Vara's Reviews

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3.7

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Aetna
America's Health Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota PPO
Cigna
Devon Health
First Choice Health
Fortified Provider Network
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Medica
Medicaid
Minnesota Medical Assistance
MultiPlan
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
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