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Stephen Vara, MD

Dr. Vara is a hematologist oncologist in the San Luis Obispo area. He is affiliated with Marian Regional Medical Center and Lompoc Valley Medical Center.
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22 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more dehydration patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Vara saw bilirubin excretion disorder patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more breast cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Vara saw kidney cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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Dr. Vara saw more non-alcoholic liver disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more neuropathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Vara saw thrush patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more blood cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Vara saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more colon cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Vara saw more lung cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more chronic pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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25 doctors
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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Vara saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more brain tumor patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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31 doctors
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30 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Vara saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Vara saw biliary tract disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Vara saw more lymphoma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more swelling patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more ovarian cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Vara saw cervical cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Vara saw more liver condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Vara saw skin cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Luis Obispo area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more stomach cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more endometrial (uterine) cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
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Dr. Vara saw more rectal cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Luis Obispo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Vara sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Marian Breast Imaging Center
1325 E Church St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
2,359 miles away
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Credentials
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2004

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Vara is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Marian Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Lompoc Valley Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield