Dr. Kalle Varav, MD

Dr. Kalle Varav, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(11)
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Dr. Kalle Varav, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Monterey, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1995 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

12 Upper Ragsdale Dr

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 648-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Uc Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varav has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Estonian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varav's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varav to family and friends
2.8
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Varav's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Seaside CA
I have been seeing Dr. Varav for about a year now and find him to be very informative of what type of procedures might be beneficial to my chronic lower back/hip pain. At each appointment, after reviewing the notes on the computer, he then turns his FULL attention to me and we discuss what...more
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in Spreckels, CA
I was referred to Dr. Varav for an epidural for extreme lower back pain and I must say that I have never had such an informative appointment before. He took the time to review all of my recent scans and x-rays, and explained to me the exact reasons that I have so much pain and why there is nothing...more
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in Corralito
I was wheeled into Dr. Varav's office with the (severe) acute pain in my back. After reviewing my MRI he scheduled me for an epidural within 3 days. I am walking again and will always count on Dr. Varav to be there for me if the need arises again. My name is Kathleen Moore I consider him to one...more
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