Dr. Mark Varvares, MD

Dr. Mark Varvares, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Mark Varvares, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

243 Charles St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 573-3192

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 97% of peers
Oral Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Varvares'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. Varvares "Dr. Mark Varvares is a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon at Mass. Eye and Ear. He offers surgery for head and neck cancer and thyroid/parathyroid masses."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

70  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varvares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varvares' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varvares to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Varvares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I will forever be grateful to Dr. Varvares for.saving my life. After being told nothing was wrong with me for 6 months because of no health insurance at other hospitals I finally found Dr. V He knew immediately it was cancer and did not blink an eye at my insurance issues. Stage 4 parotid cancer. 9...more
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Best head and neck surgeon.
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Diagnosed with throat and tongue cancer in December of 2012 - operated on in January 13 - everything doctor told me came to be - miss him here in Saint Louis
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