Expert Bio

Dr. Varon, a professor at the University of Houston College of Medicine, is the Chairman and President of Dorrington Medical Associates. Formerly, he served as Chairman of the Board of United Memorial Medical Center Premier and United General Hospital. He is the former Chief of Critical Care and COVID-19 unit at United Memorial Medical Center and the Former Chief of Critical Care Services and Past Chief of Staff at United Memorial Medical Center and University General Hospital.

He teaches medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine at several universities in Mexico, the Middle East, and Europe and he is the Associate Dean for the Caribbean Medical University.

An avid researcher, Dr, Varon has contributed more than 950 peer-reviewed journal articles, 15 full textbooks, and 18 dozen book chapters to the medical literature.  He is also a reviewer for multiple journals and currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Critical Care and Shock, Open Respiratory Medicine Journal and Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews.

Dr. Varon has won many prestigious awards and is considered among the top physicians in the United States. Dr. Varon is also known for his groundbreaking contributions to critical care medicine in the fields of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and therapeutic hypothermia. He has developed and studied technology for selective brain cooling and is also a well-known expert in the area of hypertensive crises management. With Dr. Carlos Ayus, he co-described the hyponatremia associated with extreme exercise syndrome — also known as the “V