Dr. Socorro Vargas, MD

Dr. Socorro Vargas, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Socorro Vargas, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Norwich, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

111 Salem Tpke

Norwich, CT 06360

Contact Information

(860) 892-6906

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vargas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Obesity more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Abnormal Thyroid
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vargas treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Vargas treats this condition more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Vargas' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

1998
University Conn Health Center
Residency Hospital
1997
University Conn School Med
Internship Hospital
1986
University Conn Health Center
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University Of The Philippines
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Philippines Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Philippine Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
1997
1986
1982
1981
1978
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Vargas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vargas

2.2

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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(4)
4 Stars
13.636363636363637%
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3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
63.63636363636363%
(14)

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Dr Vargas is the best she is so knowledgeable. I was a patient before I got pregnant and she was excellent during my pregnancy. She was very knowledgeable on where to keep my dose to make sure my newborn came out healthy.
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Dr. Vargas is an astute, professional, and wise physician. She is aware of the importance of mental health playing a major part in physical health. Let her do the talking, don't interrupt, listen, and take her advice to heart. Don't be afraid to ask questions or have her explain bloodwork results...Read More
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Dr. Vargas has a no-nonsense, straightforward approach to dealing with patients. She presents the facts precisely and does not hesitate to let you know where you're falling down on your end. Some people find her "bed-side" manner somewhat rough, but she has always communicated with me very well. ...Read More
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Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO