Dr. George Vargas, MD

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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 51

17901 NW 5th St Ste 103
Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
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Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
Memorial Hospital Miramar
1901 South West 172nd Avenue
Miramar, FL 33029

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  • Yes
DIABETES THYROID & ENDOCRINE ASSOCIATES LLC
DIABETES THYROID & ENDOCRINE ASSOCIATES LLC
17901 NW 5th St Ste 103
Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
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    Dr. Vargas' Experience

    Dr. Vargas' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Bone Density Scan
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
    • Diet Counseling
    • Exercise Counseling
    • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
    • Insulin Pump Therapy
    • Thyroid - Fine Needle Aspiration
    • Ultrasound, Thyroid
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    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Adrenal Gland Diseases
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Adrenogenital Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Cushing's Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Coma
    • Diabetes Ketones
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Endocrine Disorders
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Juvenile Diabetes
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
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    • Osteoporosis
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Thyroid Nodule
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    Background Check for Dr. Vargas

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Hospital De Especialidades Centro Medico Nacional La Raza
    Graduated in 1991
    Issste-20 De Noviembre
    Graduated in 1989
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra (Pucmm), Facultad De Ciencias De La Salud
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Raritan Bay Med Ctr
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Raritan Bay Med Ctr
    Complete in 1996

    Undergraduate Schools

    Colegio De La Salle , Santiago , Dominican Republic
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Vargas & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Vargas' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Memorial Hospital Miramar

    • Memorial Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Vargas

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vargas to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Vargas' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Vargas
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Vargas accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Cigna
    • Guardian
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

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    DIABETES THYROID & ENDOCRINE ASSOCIATES LLC
    17901 NW 5th St Ste 103
    Pembroke Pines, FL 33029
    (954) 538-0022 (Office)
    (954) 538-0028 (Fax)
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