- Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin Madison
- Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
- Preliminary Year: Carilion Clinic - Internal Medicine
Varun grew up in the Washington, D.C. area. While touring college campuses, he stumbled upon the Memorial Union Terrace at the University of Wisconsin, which he promptly decided to attend. After college, Varun spent two years researching at the National Institutes of Health. Then, he completed medical school and internship at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. In his free time, Varun enjoys sailing on Lake Mendota, exploring around the Picnic Point trails, and trying out new restaurants in Madison.