Dr. Mark Varvares, MD

Dr. Mark Varvares, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Varvares, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 4
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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)

in Orange Park, FL |
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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in Saint Louis, MO |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Varvares accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Varvares has admitting privileges

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
3635 Vista Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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