Varecka Thomas

Thomas F. Varecka, MD

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“The main goal for each of my patients is for them to recover as quickly and safely as possible so that they can get back to their activities.”

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Varecka has extensive clinical expertise in orthopedic surgery. He has a special interest in hand and wrist surgery and microsurgery.

Medical School

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA


  • Orthopedics, Veterans Administration Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, USA


  • Microsurgery, University of Niigata - Japan, Niigata, Japan

Professional Affiliations

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • Reviewer, Orthopaedic Trauma Association


  • Assistant Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Co-chair, Annual Hennepin Healthcare Orthopaedic and Trauma Seminar, since 1994
  • Board certified in orthopedic surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota
  • Orthopaedic Residency Program Director, University of Minnesota
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Minnesota
  • Lecturer, Hand and Microsurgery, Niigata University, Department of Orthopaedics, Niigata, Japan


  • Top Doctors, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, 2018, 2017, 2014, 2012
  • Best Doctors, Minnesota Monthly Magazine, 2015-2017