Dr. Vargas is a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as The American Board of Addiction Medicine. Furthermore he is a Medical review officer for U.S. the Department of Transportation.
Dr. Vargas, MD, graduated from The University of Puerto Rico and Medical School at Ponce School of Medicine. At Baylor University Medical Center of Dallas, he trained in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Vargas is the clinic’s Addiction specialist and a Physical Medicine Rehab physician at Paragon Pain and Rehab.
The methodology Dr. Vargas uses provides a comprehensive approach in the treatment of all of his patients. He performs electrodiagnostic testing, fluoroscopic-guided lumbar spinal injections to treats both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, and chronic pain management. He has successfully introduced the use of ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections to the practice, thus improving procedure outcomes while avoiding exposure risks of radiation. He also has trained in the field of Prolo Therapy for the treatment of pain generated by ligament and tendon laxity.
Dr Vargas’ areas of interest and expertise include addiction medicine for the prevention, intervention and treatment of addiction associated with tobacco, prescription medications and other drugs. Dr. Vargas is certified to treat opioid dependence with the use of Suboxone.