Professional memberships of Dr. Varma related to the practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery include :
Fellow, Indian Association of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons. Is the national association of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons and allied specialists across India founded in 1990.
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The oldest surgical college in the world with members and fellows across the world founded in 1505.
Member, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery. A pan European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (with international members) founded in 1986.
Member, International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation. An international group of surgeons, physicians interested in the management of end stage heart & lung disease, and transplantation.
Member, Paediatric Cardiac Society of India. A pan India group of Paediatric Cardiologists and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeons founded in 1999.
Member, ECMO Society of India. A pan India group of all medical specialists interested in mechanical circulatory support especially extra corporeal membrane oxygenation.