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Dr. Patricia Varacallo, DO

location-pin Tampa, Florida

School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Expertise: Tricia reports on trending healthcare research and the latest in medical studies. She’s also skilled in sports and orthopedic medicine, chronic disease management, vaccinations, and counseling. Drawing from personal experience, Tricia is particularly passionate about helping people navigate processes like caregiving and grief through her writing.

Dr. Patricia Varacallo, DO

  • Tricia is a doctor of osteopathy with experience in primary healthcare.
  • She’s also a certified lifestyle coach for the CDC-recognized National Diabetes Prevention Program.
  • Tricia is a co-author of peer-reviewed research published in The FASEB Journal.
  • Presented research at national conferences including Experimental Biology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the Florida Academy of Sciences
  • Outstanding medical oral presentation at the Florida Academy of Sciences


Tricia is a doctor of osteopathic medicine with a mission for comprehensive wellness. With her clinical background, she reports on the latest health and wellness research for The Healthy. She writes about the same values she championed as a clinician: routine health maintenance, chronic disease screening, and preventive care. Shifting from clinical practice to medical education and writing, Tricia is committed to empowering individuals with the knowledge they need to take control of their health.


Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Saint Leo University, BS, Biology