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

Contact Information

(703) 280-5390

Insurance Accepted

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

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vargas "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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

17  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vargas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vargas' Reviews

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4.8

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Donna Davis in Ashburn, VA – Sep 01, 2018
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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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Cheri Cerame in Bealeton – Jul 30, 2018
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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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Linda B in CHANTILLY – Jul 21, 2018
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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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Chantilly, VA – Apr 10, 2018
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HE is the best surgeon, excellent manner , very patient doctor ever I know.
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SADEGHI in ALEXANDRI, VA – Mar 03, 2018
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