Dr. Raja Varma, M.D., F.A.C.C. has been practicing medicine since 1995, and has been practicing cardiology since 2008. Dr. Varma is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and subspecialties of Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular & Nuclear Medicine, Echocardiography and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He currently is licensed in the State of New York.
Dr. Raja Varma is an attending Cardiologist at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue, NY where he won the Physician Award of Recognition in May 2012 within 7 months of starting there. The award was for his commitment and excellence in patient care, creating an environment which supports and rewards caring, compassion, excellence, teamwork, trust, and mutual respect.
Dr. Varma attended medical school in India at the prestigious Andhra Medical College which was established in 1923. Throughout his medical schooling, Dr. Varma stood at the top of his class achieving multiple honors and medals. He received awards for top performance among three universities at state level. He completed Orthopedic residency training at the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India. This national institute is considered the top Orthopedic Residency training program in the country. Dr. Varma completed his visiting fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY as an Orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Varma completed his internship in medical residency and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY.
Dr. Varma has authored many articles and publications. He is a Professional Member of the American Heart Association (AHA), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI). Dr. Varma is interested in Photography, Computers and Gardening during his free time.
Education & Training
Medical School - Andhra Medical College
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Residency in Orthopedics
Lenox Hill Hospital (Fellowship)
New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases