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Dr. David Vargas, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 61
Dr. David Vargas, MD
4.3 (11 Ratings)
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Dr. David Vargas, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA.
Dr. David Vargas, MD
4.3 (11 Ratings)
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Dr. David Vargas, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 61
New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
Dr. David Vargas, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA.

About

Dr. David Vargas, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA. They graduated from University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed a residency at General General Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA. They currently practice at Ochsner Medical Center and are affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Vargas has experience treating conditions like Anal and Rectal Cancer, Intestinal Obstruction and Anal or Rectal Pain among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Vargas received an average rating of 4.3/5 from patients and has been reviewed 11 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Vargas is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Colorectal Cancer
Colectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Anorectal Fistula
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Pelvic Abscess
Rectal Prolapse
Ulcerative Colitis
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy
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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colostomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Anal Fissure
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Carcinoma in Situ
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Rectovaginal Fistula
Secondary Malignancies
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anal Cauterization
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparotomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Puncture Aspiration
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)
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Vaginectomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Medicare
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PPO Plus PPO
  • Special Needs Plan SNP
  • United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation WC

Locations

  1. 1 Ochsner Medical Center
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vargas
4.3
Based on 11 Reviews
5 Stars (9)
4 Stars (0)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (2)

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May 09, 2022
Dr. David Vargas is an exceptional surgeon. If surgery is needed he will explain the procedure before hand. He will address your medical issues with professionalism. "5 STARS" for this doctor.
Mr. E. — May 09, 2022
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. David Vargas, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA. He specializes in Colorectal Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Colorectal Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Shadyside Hospital
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • General General Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Colorectal Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. David Vargas, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Vargas' profile.

Dr. Vargas frequently treats the following conditions: Anal and Rectal Cancer, Intestinal Obstruction and Anal or Rectal Pain. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. David Vargas, MD is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. David Vargas, MD holds board certification in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ochsner Medical Center

    1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA