Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD

Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado in 1986 and specializes in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

3650 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22033

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Dr. Vargas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Vargas performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Breast Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Breast Cancer more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma

Dr. Vargas' conditions and procedures:

Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Cancer
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Breast Tumor
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Ovarian Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Vargas believes in a covenant relationship with his patients. His goal is to deliver the highest quality patient-centered care in the setting of multidisciplinary collaboration. Dr. Vargas has contributed to the development of new surgical techniques in breast cancer care being the author of more than 100 scientific publications with a primary interest in the field of breast cancer.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    National Cancer Institute At The National Institutes Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1986
    Cayetano Heredia University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1986
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1980
    Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia / Faculty Of Sciences and Phylosophy
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vargas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vargas

4.8

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Hernan Vargas treated me recently for stage 1 breast cancer. After surgery I was eligible for brachytherapy and radiation. From the initial consultation to the insertion of the Savi device, Dr. Vargas was extremely compassionate, thorough in all his explanations of what i would expect, answered...Read More
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Was referred to Dr. Vargas as a great doctor! I am so glad I followed up. His kind and compassionate manner were on a 10+ scale as he made me feel he was truly part of my concerns. After examining my previous films, and asking several questions, he proceeded with a thorough examination and gave...Read More
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Dr. Vargas is the best doctor I've ever been to. He is patient, kind, so good at what he does. He explains everything so you can actually understand it. Just love him.
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HE is the best surgeon, excellent manner , very patient doctor ever I know.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Guardian
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare