Leonardo Vargas, MD

Leonardo Vargas, MD

4.9 
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Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Secondary Specialty

  • Hospital Medicine

Insurance

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Does Not Schedule or Accept New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

  • Adult Medicine
  • Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Health Education
  • Men's Health
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Preventive Medicine

Education

Medical Education:
University of Costa Rica - 1994
Residency:
AMITA Health/St Francis Hospital - 1999

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
569 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    5.0
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.9
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

136 Reviews
November 06, 2019

Dr. Vargas is an excellent communicator and very compassionate. Our family has been to MANY doctors and he is definitely one of the best. A real asset to Northwestern!!!!

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November 06, 2019

Dr. Vargas is the best! He really displays a genuine interest in who I am and what are my medical concerns. He is very professional and through. I confidently trust what he says.

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November 01, 2019

good

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November 01, 2019

I drive a good chunk of miles to visit this office. Dr Vargas is understanding patient and not rushed thank you for being a great doctor

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November 01, 2019

Dr. Vargas is an excellent physician!

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October 29, 2019

Dr. Vargas is great. He really cares and he knows what he is talking about.

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October 19, 2019

Dr. Vargas will be my PCP until the kingdom come!

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October 17, 2019

I love Dr Vargas. Never rushes you. Great explanations.

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October 05, 2019

VERY GOOD GOOD

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September 28, 2019

perfect example of an exceptional Doctor

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September 19, 2019

Dr Vargas is great. He always makes his patients feel at ease.

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September 14, 2019

very happy with Dr Vargas. takes time with me

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September 09, 2019

Dr. Vargas is terrific!

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August 22, 2019

I always enjoy my appointments with *Dr. Vargas - he is an excellent doctor and a good friend. He's the BEST!

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August 11, 2019

Dr. Vargas is great. He listens carefully and explains things very well. I believe he has a strong interest in my situation. He can also be very funny (in a good way).

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August 11, 2019

I feel that Dr. Vargas is one of the best Internist I have ever had. He works hard to try and solve your medical issues before sending you to a specialist. I found him to be a very caring Dr

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August 08, 2019

Dr. Vargas is a very good doctor.

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August 06, 2019

Dr. Vargas is an outstanding physician. Top-notch! It has been difficult to get an appointment with him due to his growing practice and taking over his dad's practice but he is worth the wait, always an A+ experience under his care.

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August 06, 2019

Dr Vargas always takes time to explain everything

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August 05, 2019

good

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August 04, 2019

very caring makes you comfortable

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August 01, 2019

I trust Dr. Vargas completely and am grateful to have him as my primary care physician.

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July 14, 2019

Dr. Vargas Is an excellent care provider. He's very kind, courteous and respectful. Also, he's very, very knowledgeable.

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July 13, 2019

Dr. Vargas is a wonderful and caring Doctor and I highly respect him.

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July 11, 2019

I have and will continue to recommend *Dr. Vargas to others; he's exceptional!

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July 03, 2019

I have already recommended Dr Vargas to my wife and to two friends who have moved to the area

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June 29, 2019

allowed appropriate amount of time for first visit , not rushed

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June 28, 2019

good

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June 25, 2019

I'm very pleased with Dr Leonardo Vargas. He came highly recommended.

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June 19, 2019

excellent experience! very good, professional Doctor!im very happy with my appointment, will recommend to others and come back again if needed. thank you

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June 14, 2019

*Dr. Vargas always take his time & explain everything.

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May 24, 2019

good

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May 18, 2019

dr Vargas is anazing

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May 10, 2019

Dr. Vargas is excellent. I have complete confidence in him. I would, and have, recommended him to others.

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May 02, 2019

Can you clone Dr Vargas so that he can be a specialist in every area I need additional care.

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April 30, 2019

good

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April 29, 2019

*Dr. Vargas is excellent in all ways.

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April 29, 2019

Dr. Vargas appeared to be unhurried during the appointment and was pleasant and professional.

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April 28, 2019

Dr. Vargas is a great listener and tried to come up with "plan of attack" for any issues.

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April 26, 2019

dr. vargas listens to you and very kind

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April 26, 2019

Trust Dr. Vargas completely.

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April 23, 2019

good

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April 16, 2019

Dr. Vargas is always good to see especially since I use to be a patient of his father. Both are very caring doctors.

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March 17, 2019

I am very happy to have Dr. Vargas as my primary Doctor.

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March 15, 2019

I had a very good experience with the doctor (and nurse)

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March 15, 2019

Dr Vargas is exceptionally good at assessing your medical condition and also at reading where you are emotionally. He is very timely at getting tests results to you and also explaining them. He certainly is an asset to NU.

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March 14, 2019

all Doctors should be as smart, caring and personable as Dr. Vargas. Excellent Physician!

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March 12, 2019

Very good experience, listener to my comments or concerns, etc.

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March 12, 2019

Very good experience.

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March 10, 2019

I love my doctor Vargas

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March 03, 2019

great experience

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March 02, 2019

Very helpful in looking at how to alleviate ankle pain and why I should get the TDaP immunization

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February 15, 2019

Leonardo Vargas is an excellent physician who really cares for his patient. I presented with uncontrolled DM and he was very honest and encouraging with our plan of action. He is a great brand ambassador for Northwestern.

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February 14, 2019

*Dr. Vargas is an excellent physician.

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February 03, 2019

Dr Leonardo Vargas have been our primary physician for a very long time and we are completely satisfied with his professionalism in all aspects.

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February 02, 2019

Dr. Vargas understands me and knows how to handle me

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February 01, 2019

*Dr. Vargas is excellent! I trust him with my life. That says it all!

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January 21, 2019

Dr Vargas is an outstanding physcian with exceptional interpersonal skills. I already have recommended him to others who were looking for a new primary care provider.

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January 18, 2019

I always have a good experience with Dr Vargas. Excellent Doctor.

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December 20, 2018

Dr. Vargas is an outstanding communicator and caring physician, that's why I have stayed a patient for so long and migrated with him to his current Northwestern practice.

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December 18, 2018

Helpful and caring.

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December 11, 2018

I was very pleased with my first visit with Dr. Leonardo Vargas. He was kind, to the point, and explained everything to me and the reasons why.

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December 02, 2018

Dr. Vargas is always very caring and thorough. He is the best Doctor I have ever had.

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November 30, 2018

Dr Vargas is outstanding! We trust him. He is always one step ahead in helping us and his medical treatment is spot on. Highly recommend!

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November 19, 2018

I've recommended Dr Vargas many times. He has treated them with great compassion and attention.

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November 13, 2018

Dr. Leonardo Vargas is great!

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November 11, 2018

I will recommend to any body. Great experience

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November 02, 2018

Dr. Vargas is so knowledgeable.

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November 01, 2018

Dr. Vargas provided excellent care.

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October 26, 2018

I really appreciate how I am treated by DR Vargas, he intently listens to my concerns , checks everything I ask about , excellent Dr.!!

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October 25, 2018

Already have sent friends to my doctor

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October 20, 2018

Dr. Vargas is wonderful.

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October 20, 2018

R. Vargas is always thoughtful and searches out the questions the at first are not evident. A great help.

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October 18, 2018

Good.

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October 12, 2018

Dr Vargas made sure that all my questions and concerns were addressed. I felt at ease with him and appreciated the time spent listening to me.

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October 04, 2018

I have referred others to Dr Vargas.

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October 01, 2018

Dr. Vargas is brilliant, outstanding Doctor. Cannit say enough great things about this doctor....wish all were as caring and respectful and smart! Have great trustand respect for Dr. Vargas.

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September 28, 2018

Dr Vargas is an excellent doctor. I have full trust in his experience and knowledge and feel completely at ease that he is my primary care physician. it is difficult to find a good Dr that is also personable and makes you feel confident in yourself. Dr Vargas is that physician.

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September 26, 2018

he is excellent

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September 13, 2018

Dr Vargas is an excellent physician, spending the right amount of time listening and asking follow up questions to get to the heart of any issues.

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September 10, 2018

Dr Leonardo Vargas and his staff were wonderful

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September 09, 2018

I liked Dr. Vargas very much. he was thorough, kind and caring. very easy to talk to.

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September 03, 2018

First visit with doctor, went very well

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August 24, 2018

Doctor Vargas is a superior physician and shows great care

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August 14, 2018

Dr. Vargas is very kind and caring. My whole family sees him.

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