Brianna R. Varas, MD, FAAP, a Pediatrician with Sunset Pediatrics

Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Brianna R. Varas, who serves patients in South Miami, Florida.

As a board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Varas’ primary interests are that of childhood development, nutrition, early intervention, and anticipatory guidance. In addition to her affiliation with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida, she tends to patients at Sunset Pediatrics in South Miami, Florida. 

Sunset Pediatrics is a concierge-model practice where patient care, personal relationships, access to care, and attention to detail are the hallmarks. The practice focuses on every aspect of childhood and adolescent growth and development, including wellness, social and educational needs, adolescent concerns, and children with complex medical/developmental conditions.

In partnering with Sunset Pediatrics, Dr. Varas hopes to alleviate any anxiety parents may have while dealing with their child’s health –not only taking care of medical problems but also taking care of families as a whole.

A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the doctor is board-certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, which is one of the 24 certifying boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Founded in 1933, the ABP is an independent, nonprofit organization whose certificate is recognized throughout the world as a credential signifying a high level of physician competence. Certification by the ABP has one objective, to promote excellence in medical care for children and adolescents. 

Born in North Carolina and raised in Miami, Dr. Varas graduated from Epiphany Catholic School and Our Lady of Lourdes Academy. Initially attending New York University to major in Art, she returned to Miami to study medicine, earning her medical degree from the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in 2013. She subsequently completed her residency in Pediatrics at Miami Children’s Hospital, now known as Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends people be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. As a pediatrician, Dr. Varas provides medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. She is trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature. 

During medical school, Dr. Varas began traveling to Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador, and Haiti to perform medical mission work, something she continues to be actively involved in today. 

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her two young sons, Angelo and Nicolas, as well as with her husband, Manny Varas.

Learn More about Dr. Brianna R. Varas:

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