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Lakeside Primary Care

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Vargas, Ricardo, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.93 out of 5 | 398 reviews
Family Medicine
Novant Health Lakeside Primary Care - Locust
(704) 384-9590
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Patient Comments 150 reviews
March 31, 2023
I was seen after being in the hospital and Dr. Vargas looked over everything and asked me questions. Dr. Vargas has blood work done and got back with me on the results. Everyone there is very good and tries to do everything to help you.
-Patient in ALBEMARLE, North Carolina

March 28, 2023
Love this place! Dr Vargas is the best so are the Nurses and Staff! ??
-Patient in OAKBORO, North Carolina

March 24, 2023
In all my years Ive never had a Doctor that takes time to hear all of your concerns and questions such as Dr Vargas truly a personal and caring individual. I would recommend this practice to anyone
-Patient in STANFIELD, North Carolina

March 23, 2023
He is fantastic .
-Patient in LOCUST, North Carolina

March 22, 2023
I have been going to Dr.Vargas right after he came to Stanly County. I have always been well satisfied with him and his staff.
-Patient in ALBEMARLE, North Carolina

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

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Medical School:
Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Northeast Medical Center 1997

Northeast Medical Center 1999

Board Certifications:
Family Medicine

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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

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Monday to Friday,
8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Afton, Locust
Monday to Friday,
7 a.m to 5 p.m.
Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.