Stephen Vara, MD

Stephen  Vara, MD


Languages Spoken

  • English

Board-certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine, Stephen Vara, MD joined Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS) in January 2020. After receiving his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, he completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago and then completed a medical oncology/hematology fellowship at the University of Texas South Western in Dallas.

Prior to joining FCS, Dr. Vara practiced at Mission Hope Cancer Center in Santa Maria, California, where he was actively involved in clinical research and served as a sub-investigator in conjunction with UCLA and the Translational Oncology Network. He also taught family medicine residents during their oncology rotation.


Medical school

State University of New York | Buffalo, N.Y.



Internal Medicine, University of Illinois | Chicago, Ill.


Medical Oncology/Hematology, University of Texas at South Western | Dallas, Texas

Board Certified

Medical Oncology