Dr. Varma is a vascular surgeon. In her general surgery residency and fellowship training, Dr. Varma was exposed to many different kinds of patients with many different disease processes and she learned all of the traditional and contemporary methods of treating these patients.
During her appointment as Faculty in the Division of Vascular Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, Dr. Varma was very involved in teaching residents and medical students. She stayed on Faculty at Columbia University for over 10 years. At this time, she was also the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Palisades Medical Center and the Director of its Vascular Laboratory. She took care of patients with arterial and venous insufficiency on a daily basis.
Dr. Varma graduated from Maulana Azad Medical School, University of Delhi, India, in 1990. She came to the United States in 1992 and completed a General Surgery Residency from The New York Hospital in Queens and then her vascular surgery Fellowship from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey under the able guidance of Dr. Robert Hobson MD. Dr. Varma has also worked in the Vascular Surgery Research lab and has published many articles relating to vascular surgical illnesses, in peer review journals.