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Dr. Luis Tapias Vargas, MD

Thoracic Oncology*
Map Pin Small Rochester, MN
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Luis Tapias Vargas, MD

Dr. Luis Tapias Vargas, MD is a Thoracic Oncology Specialist in Rochester, MN. They specialize in Thoracic Oncology, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. They graduated from SAINT CLOUD HOSPITAL / SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic-Rochester.

Dr. Tapias Vargas works at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota in Rochester, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

Dr. Tapias Vargas' Office Locations

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    MN - Cancer Surgery
    200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (507) 721-6370

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    About Dr. Luis Tapias Vargas, MD

    • Thoracic Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    • Male
    NPI Number
    • 1922391143
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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Mayo Clinic-Rochester

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