Hernan I. Vargas, MD
Inova Medical Group
Specialty: General Surgery
Accepting new patients for: General Surgery
Inova Medical Group Breast Surgery
Dr. Hernan Vargas is a specialty care physician. He is board certified in general surgery with fellowship training in surgical oncology. He joins Inova Medical Group with over 17 years of experience in the care of women with benign and malignant conditions of the breast.
Dr. Vargas serves as Director of the Inova Breast Care Institute at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Before joining Inova, Dr. Vargas served as Associate Professor of Surgery at UCLA and Director of the Breast Program at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for 13 years. He has contributed to the development of new surgical techniques in breast cancer care being the author of more than 100 scientific publications.
Dr. Vargas firmly believes in a covenant relationship with his patients. His goal is to deliver the highest quality patient-centered care in the setting of multidisciplinary collaboration.
Medical Education: Alberto Hurtado School of Medicine 1986
Board Certification: General Surgery
Residency: Harbor UCLA Medical Center 1993
Internship: Cayetano Heredia University Hospital 1986
Fellowship: National Cancer Institute - Harbor UCLA Medical Center 1994
Areas of Interest
Benign Breast Disease
Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy