Dr. Christopher Vara, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Christopher Vara, MD
Dr. Christopher Vara, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Minneapolis, MN. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Vara is affiliated with University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank and Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus.

Shriners Hospitals For Children

2025 E River Pkwy

Minneapolis, MN 55414

Contact Information

(612) 596-6100

Dr. Christopher Vara, MD

Dr. Christopher Vara, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Minnesota Medical Assistance
  • 4 More

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Dr. Vara's Experience

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Dr. Vara's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
3

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
49

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vara to family and friends
3.7
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Vara's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Vara accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • 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
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Vara has admitting privileges

Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary's Campus
1216 2nd St SW
Rochester, MN 55902
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University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank
2312 S 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55454
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