Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD

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Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD
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.

195 College Ave

Staten Island, NY 10314

Contact Information

(718) 727-7546

Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD

Dr. Christopher Varughese, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

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Dr. Varughese's Experience

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Dr. Varughese's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Insufficiency
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Testing for Venous Diseases
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis

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.

Education

  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Howard Univ Coll Of Med
    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
4.8
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Varughese's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Varughese accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Varughese has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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Mount Sinai Hospital
1 Gustave L Levy Pl
New York, NY 10029
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Richmond University Medical Center
355 Bard Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
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Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
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