Dr. Gus Varnavas, MD

Dr. Gus Varnavas, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Gus Varnavas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Anaconda, MT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

305 W Pennsylvania Ave

Anaconda, MT 59711

Contact Information

(855) 260-2225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
more than 85% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Spinal Fusion
more than 76% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease


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13  Procedures

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  • Loyola University Of Chicago / Stritch School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Varnavas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varnavas to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Varnavas' 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

Patient Comments (5)

He is the best surgeon ever he fixed my mother and I in Wenatchee a couple years ago he is the most amazing and caring surgeon I have ever met I went 8 years and multiple doctors who never helped me until I met him he saved my life I was about to give up because of all the pain I suffered at the...more
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knowledgeable, listens, explains and is very patient. The most striking take away is his listening he makes me feel as though I am most important Great staff
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Dr Varnavas took the time to examine my condition, laid out the options available and I chose for him to perform a lamectomy on my L4 in July 2016. He is very professional, his staff and the hospital were great. I would highly recommend Dr. Varnavas to family and friends
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Lee, Thank you for the positive review! We appreciate the feedback and are pleased to partner with you in your healthcare. Sincerely, Dr. Varnavas and staff

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My husband is a 'no nonsense', matter of fact type person. He appreciated this physician's directness. Surgery went extremely well, recover was quick. Home the day following surgery..minimal pain. Over a year since surgery and continues to be pain free.
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Was good till after surgery with something didn't feel right. When I asked him he rushed me out of my appointment with him. Now I'm suffering even more then I did before the surgery and now have scoliosis because he didn't do my surgery procedure all the way to make sure my spine was fully...more
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We strive to provide excellent service and patient care. While we haven't been able to contact you personally and learn more details, given the opportunity, we would like to learn more about your experience. Please reach out to the office at your convenience. Sincerely, Dr. V 855-260-2225

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