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Vargas, Ricardo, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.96 out of 5 | 122 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Lakeside Primary Care - Locust
(704) 384-9590
Ratings
4.96
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.94
Your confidence in this care provider
4.94
Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
4.89
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.91
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.92
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
4.92
Degree to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand
4.89
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
4.89
Information the care provider gave you about medications (if any)
4.91
Instructions the care provider gave you about follow-up care (if any)
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Comments
Patient Comments 27 reviews
May 21, 2020
*Doctor Vargas. He's the best doctor I know. I trust him very much. He cares about people.
-Patient in CONCORD, NC

May 15, 2020
*Dr. Vargas is wonderful! He takes time to listen and has common sense!
-Patient in OAKBORO, NC

May 14, 2020
Dr. Vargas is the best Doctor I have ever been to or even known. His love, care and kindness, is just not seen anywhere. I thank God for him and his awesome staff.
-Patient in KANNAPOLIS, NC

May 08, 2020
*Dr. Vargas is a wonderful doctor. I wish there were more like him in the medical field.
-Patient in MOUNT GILEAD, NC

April 28, 2020
Had confidence, dr. Vargas takes care all my medical needs. Very likely to refer this medical , my family moved their care to lake side.
-Patient in MARSHVILLE, NC



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Practice locations
Novant Health Lakeside Primary Care - Locust
(704) 384-9590


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Education
Medical School:
Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
(1996)

Internship:
Northeast Medical Center 1997

Residency:
Northeast Medical Center 1999

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine


Learn More
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 or hurting. Today, Dr. Vargas makes a point to practice the Golden Rule with the patients and families he serves and to treat everyone like family. He enjoys travel, sports, medical missionary work and spending time with his wife, Julie, and their three children. Dr. Vargas is fluent in Spanish.

Gender: Male
Additional Languages Spoken: Spanish