Swarna Varma, MB

Swarna Varma, MB

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(33)
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Swarna Varma, MB is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from Christian Med Coll-Madras U-Vellore in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

363 Vanadium Rd Ste 102

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 221-4740

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Vitamin D Deficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

Less

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Christian Med Coll-Madras U-Vellore
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Hutzel Hosp-Wayne State U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Hutzel Hosp-Wayne State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • U Hlth Ctr Pittsburgh-Monte
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Swarna Varma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Swarna Varma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Swarna Varma to family and friends
2.4
based on 33 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (16)

Swarna Varma's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
FAIR
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Varma did absolutely nothing to help me. As a matter of fact, I got worse as a result of her taking me off supplements that are "not FDA approved". She does not listen to the patient. She does not care about the patient. She simply wants to dot her i's and cross her t's and pass our problems...more
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Great Doctor. Very caring for her staff and patients. Very thorough and takes her time with the patients.
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I have already done so, with one major caveat. Dr. Varma is extremely thorough and insightful and really cares for her patients, but likes to spend time with them and always runs late as a result. So, all of her regular patients learn to call ahead of time before they leave for the appointment to...more
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Wait time=2hrs+. Uniontown staff is polite, but make excuses for the Dr's tardiness. Waiting room is a non-climate controlled foyer! Appointments are scheduled in office but not always put in the system, resulting in a closed office when you arrive. Unable to provide patient records after 2...more
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Wait time was almost 2 hours. She prescribed several brand name meds(that I can't afford and for which I wasn't there) and said very little about my thyroid nodules. Gave me a bunch of samples and a referral for a biopsy and ordered a sleuth of blood tests for diabetes etc. I have a PCP for my...more
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