Dr. Varon is the Chief of Critical Care Services at Foundation Surgical Hospital and Past Chief of Staff at University General Hospital in Houston. He is a Professor of Acute and Continuing Care at The University of Texas in Houston, and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is a Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine at several universities. Dr. Varon is Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pulmonary Diseases and Geriatrics and has added qualifications in Emergency Medicine and Sleep Disorders. An avid researcher, Dr. Varon has contributed over 700 peer-reviewed journal articles, 10 full textbooks, and 10 dozen book chapters to the literature. He co-described the hyponatremia associated with extreme exercise syndrome, also known as the “Varon-Ayus syndrome”. Dr. Varon has lectured in over 60 different countries around the globe.