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Dr. Abhay Varma, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (15)
Map Pin Small Charleston, SC
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Abhay Varma, MD

Dr. Abhay Varma, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Charleston, SC. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience. They graduated from All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences and is affiliated with University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Varma an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Varma works at MUSC Health Nexton Medical Park in Charleston, SC with other offices in Mount Pleasant, SC. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Varma's Office Locations

  1. 1
    MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
    86 Jonathan Lucas St Fl 3, Charleston, SC 29425 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 792-8439
  2. 2
    MUSC Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion
    1600 Midtown Ave, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 792-8439
  3. 3
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    135 Rutledge Ave # 1, Charleston, SC 29425 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 876-0111

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  • University Medical Center

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Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    • 1235183161
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    Medical Education
    • All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences
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