Board Certification and Education
- American Board of Surgery - Metabolic Bariatric Surgery
- American Board of Surgery - Surgery
- Wake Forest School of Medicine, NC, 2005
- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Surgery, NC, 2010
- Brigham and Womens Hospital, Surgery Bariatric, MA, 2011
Oliver Varban, MD is a minimally invasive surgeon who specializes in bariatric surgery and has been in practice since 2010. After graduating with a degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Varban completed his medical school and general surgery residency training at Wake Forest University. Afterwards, he completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Varban has served as past president of Michigan State Chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and currently serves on the executive board of the Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative (MBSC) as well as on the ASMBS committee for quality improvement and patient safety and editorial board of Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD) . He has published numerous research publications, featured in the New York Times and presented both nationally and internationally on the topic of obesity, metabolic syndrome and outcomes with bariatric surgery.
Dr. Varban's clinical interests include outcomes of bariatric surgery, diabetes, access to care and quality improvement.
Awards & Honors
- Hour Detroit Magazine’s – Top Docs (2017, 2018, 2021)
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