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Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD

General Surgery
4.9 (67)
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD

Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Fairfax, VA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 37 years of experience. They graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado and is affiliated with Reston Hospital Center, Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital.

Dr. Vargas works at Virginia Cancer Specialists in Fairfax, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer, Breast Lift Surgery and Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Vargas' Office Locations

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    Virginia Cancer Specialists
    3650 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 200, Fairfax, VA 22033 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 952-5432
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
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    INOVA Breast Care Center
    8318 Arlington Blvd Ste 305, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 207-4320

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  • Reston Hospital Center
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

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    Jan 06, 2023
    Dr Vargas is a knowledgeable, compassionate and caring provider. I met Dr Vargas during challenging times.. during which, he kept me calm and reassured. I felt that whatever the outcome, Dr Vargas could offer options of treatment for best and sustainable results.
    Paola M. — Jan 06, 2023
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    About Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1285743146
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Cancer Institute at The National Institutes of Health
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cayetamo Heredia University Hospital|Cayetamo Heredia University Hospital|Cayetano Heredia University Hospital|Cayetano Heredia University Hospital|Cayetano Heredia University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Facultad De Medicina Alberto Hurtado
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Hernan Vargas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Vargas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Vargas has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Vargas has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Vargas works at Virginia Cancer Specialists in Fairfax, VA. View the full address on Dr. Vargas’s profile.

    Dr. Vargas has seen patients for Breast Cancer, Breast Lift Surgery and Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Vargas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    67 patients have reviewed Dr. Vargas. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Vargas.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Vargas, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Vargas appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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