Ricardo Vargas, MD

Ricardo Vargas, MD

Family Medicine

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About Me


Ricardo Vargas, MD, says that ever since a magical Christmas in Puerto Rico as a boy when he received a doctor's kit under the tree, he has known he wanted to be a physician. That belief was strengthened during medical school, when he recognized he had a gift of empathizing with those who are sick o...


  • English
  • Spanish



What I Treat


  • Family Medicine

My Medical Background

Medical school

Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1996)


Family Medicine - Northeast Medical Center (1997)


Family Medicine - Northeast Medical Center (1999)

Board certifications

  • Family Medicine

Years of experience

18+ years of experience

Insurance Details

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4.97335 reviews

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Verified patient

Apr 2024

Dr. Vargas is by far the best Doctor I have had.

Verified patient

Apr 2024

Dr V is the best- ever!

Verified patient

Apr 2024

Dr. Vargas and his staff are great!!!

Verified patient

Apr 2024

Always look forward to my dr visits because Dr vargas is a great and honest doctor , and friend !

Verified patient

Apr 2024

Dr. Vargas is the Best ! He had been through alot with his Back. Praise God he got better pretty quick. He listens to all my problems and helps alot. Thank you Dr. Vargas .

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Novant Health Lakeside Primary Care - Locust
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Wheelchair accessible

236 Market Street, Suite 110

Locust, NC 28097

Phone: 704-384-9590

Fax: 704-384-9591