Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD

Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD is a cardiology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from HOWARD UNIV COLL OF MED in 2007 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

195 College Ave

Staten Island, NY 10314

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 87% of peers
Varicose Veins
more than 77% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Varughese's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Varughese's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Varughese "Dr. Varughese is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and board certified in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and a registered physician in vascular interpretation. Dr. Varughese received his medical degree from the highly competitive combined six year accelerated BS/MD program at Howard University under a full merit-based scholarship. He returned back to New York City to complete his internal medicine internship and residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, where he was the recipient of the Leo M. Davidoff Society Award for Outstanding Teaching of Medical Students. He completed his specialty training in cardiology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, followed by an additional year of subspecialty training in interventional cardiology, where he performed complex coronary, valvular and vascular interventions, while serving as the Chief Interventional Cardiology Fellow. Throughout his career he has contributed to the scientific community through publication of multiple articles, book chapters, and presentations at national and international conferences including the national conferences for Heart Failure Society of America, American College of Cardiology, and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Varughese emphasizes the importance of preventative medicine and works with his patients and their families towards a healthy lifestyle. He has partnered with personal trainers and nutritionists to ensure that his patients receive the best care possible. He is a dedicated physician always available to his patients. He currently has admitting privileges and performs interventional and endovascular procedures at The Mount Sinai Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, Staten Island University Hospital and Richmond University Medical Center. His areas of interest include treatment of circulatory disease, including office based treatment of varicose veins, swelling of the legs and venous ulcers."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Varughese "Our mission is to provide our patients with the same compassion, attentiveness, and support they would come to expect from a dear friend or family member, in a state-of-the-art medical facility."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

28  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Montefior Med Ctr Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Montefior Med Ctr Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varughese has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varughese's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varughese to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Varughese's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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