Dr. Daniel Varnell, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 55

Dr. Varnell
Accepting new patients

State Penitentiary Hospital

1313 N 13TH AVE Walla Walla, WA 99362

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(509) 526-6399

Dr. Daniel Varnell, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Walla Walla, WA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loma Linda University medical school in 2002. He is affiliated with Dayton General Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Varnell to book an appointment.

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Dr. Varnell's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dementia or Depression Screening

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Varnell performs Dementia or Depression Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Varnell performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Varnell performs Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Varnell performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychiatric Evaluation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Varnell performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Varnell performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Varnell's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr Varnell is a horrible man and a pathetic attempt at being a psych professional. I went to see him once while I was in crisis and extremely suicidal. He told he didn't care and I should just get over it. So I overdosed in his elevator on my way out, ended up on life support. True to his nature, Dr Varnell filed criminal charges against me, claiming I was a threat to his life. Despite my being confined to an electric wheelchair and incapable of wiping my own butt. The only person I would
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Rich Eatwell in Kennewick – May 18, 2018
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

To treat the whole person using biological interventions such as medication, procedures such as IV Ketamine  brain stimulation techniques and psychotherapy...Read more


I have been practicing as a family psychiatrist in the Walla Walla, WA Valley since 2006 and enjoy serving children, adolescents [teens] and adults. The...Read more


  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


University of California San Francisco-Fresno Medical Ed. Program - Psychiatry
Residency Hospital
University of California San Francisco-Fresno Education Program
Internship Hospital
Loma Linda University
Medical School
Graduate Program - Biomedical Sciences
Walla Walla University
Undergraduate School
Loma Linda University

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What are Dr. Daniel Varnell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Varnell frequently treats Dementia or Depression Screening, Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery , and Psychiatric Evaluation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Varnell treats.

Where is Dr. Daniel Varnell, MD's office located?

Dr. Varnell's office is located at 1313 N 13TH AVE, Walla Walla, WA 99362. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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State Penitentiary Hospital1313 N 13TH AVE Walla Walla, WA 99362

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Dayton General Hospital

Dayton, WA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average