Dr. Vara received his undergraduate education at Fordham University in New York and obtained his Baccalaureate Degree cum laude in 1979. He then earned his Medical Doctorate from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1985. Both his surgical and urological training were completed at the University of California at Irvine from 1985 through 1991. The American Board of Urology certified him in 1993 in both adult and pediatric urology.
Upon his return to the Washington Metropolitan area in the summer of 1991, he joined the practice of a retiring Urologist in Springfield, Virginia, and then incorporated his practice in 1994 at the Woodburn Medical Complex. in Annandale.
Dr. Vara presently holds privileges at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital and Fairfax Surgery Center. As a member in good standings of The American College of Surgeons and American Urological Association.
Dr. Vara is experienced in all aspects of Urology and Genitourinary Surgery, with particular interest in urologic cancer, incontinence and male sexual dysfunction. Other services offered include “shock wave” (ESWL) and laser lithotripsy for kidney stone disease and vaginal slings (TVT) for female stress urinary incontinence. Office procedures include cystoscopies, prostate biopsies and prostate, kidney and bladder ultrasonography.