Dr. H Vargas, MD

Dr. H Vargas, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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56 y/o
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Dr. H Vargas, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Metairie

2005 Veterans Memorial Blvd

Metairie, LA 70002
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

Background Check

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Dr. Vargas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Vargas performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas performs Colectomy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Vargas performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Vargas' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

"David Vargas graduated with distinction with a major in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. He stayed at the University of Virginia and graduated from the School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Ge...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Ochsner
Fellowship Hospital
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Residency Hospital
Shadyside Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
University of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School
1988

Awards

Dr. Vargas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vargas

4.1

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Vargas' Performance
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I gave Dr. Vargas a poor rating due to the following 1) did not detect a hemorrhoid during colonoscopy which was present at base of anus, 2) had a visit with him a month later to confirm the hemorrhoids, which he did, then performed a hemorrhoid banding while still on the bed without any...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA