Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu and completed a residency in paediatric surgery.
He specialises further in the surgical treatment of skin and subcutaneous tissue tumours in children and plastic surgery.
Participated in training courses and conferences in paediatric surgery in Finland, Sweden, England, Germany, Italy, France, Latvia and Russia. He has presented papers at international congresses and lectured at continuing medical education courses.
Dr Varik is a member of the Estonian Association of Surgeons, the Estonian Society of Paediatric Surgeons and the Estonian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.