Dr. Kevin Varner, MD

Dr. Kevin Varner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Kevin Varner, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6445 Main St

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Varner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Varner'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Varner "Dr. Kevin Varner, chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Houston Methodist Hospital, specializes in foot and ankle disorders.  Specific areas of interest include tibia fractures and sports related injuries of the foot and ankle.  He serves as the head team physician for the Houston Ballet and is the assistant team orthopedic surgeon for the Houston Texans, the Houston Dynamo and the University of Houston.  He is also a member of the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine.

Dr. Varner completed his foot and ankle fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and was named by Texas Monthly magazine as one of its "Super Docs".  Dr. Varner sees patients in the Texas Medical Center."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bunion
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varner's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varner to family and friends
37 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Varner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Do whatever it takes to see Dr. Varner because he really is that good. Not only is he an excellent surgeon but he actually cares about his patients--he called me on a Saturday morning to go over my MRI results and to see how I was doing from a recent surgery he performed.
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Dr. Varner is great but his staff leaves a lot to be desired. Month+ wait times to see the doctor. I arrived at 9 am for an 11 am surgery, waited in the hospital bed hooked up to an IV and heart monitors for 6 hours before the doctor could get to me due to a staff mistake. I received no apology....more
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Dr Varner performed what I thought would be routing bunion surgery on my right foot. Although the surgery seemed to go fine, within 3 months, my toe turned inward to a greater extent than previously and my foot is as deformed, if not more, than before. Upon examining this, Dr. Varner simply...more
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Excellent bedside manner, explained things very well and easy to understand, explains all options and not just the easiest solution, friendly and courteous at all times, friendly and helpful staff
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Dr. Varner is an amazing surgeon! He did a bunion surgery on me this spring, and and the recovery was so easy and very pain free. I am extremely happy with the outcome! I recently saw Dr. Varner's PA, Stephen, after I injured my other foot in an exercising accident. Stephen is excellent too. He...more
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