Dr. Victor Varela, MD

Dr. Victor Varela, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Victor Varela, MD is a general surgery specialist in Ogden, UT and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1998 and specializes in general surgery.

4403 Harrison Blvd Ste 1635

Ogden, UT 84403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Rib Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lipomas
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Tn Grad School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Varela has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Varela's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Varela to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Varela'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Verela is amazing he explained things very well I would recommend him to anyone.
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From the first appointment to the many follow up appointments Dr Varela has been very helpful, caring, knowledgeable and comforting. Response time was great. I'd definitely refer him to family.
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Dr Varela is a little bit strict but he does an excellent job with surgery. I had 4 inches of my colon removed for colon cancer. He saved my life. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a surgery.
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Not very personable at all. Dismissed all my concerns straight away. Nothing got done. it was a pointless appointment. I will never recommend him nor will I be returning. I originally did not want to make an appointment with him, I originally wanted dr moesinger. but felt forced into it by the male...more
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Dr. Varela told me he didn't believe me when I told him what the Instacare Doctor had said about my condition. He also didn't believe that I had an allergy to adhesives, and wanted to use my surgery to prove that it was just in my head. He showed absolutely no remorse when I showed up to my post-op...more
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