Dr. Alfonso Vargas
Dr. Vargas graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans with a Biology major. From there he moved on to Flinders University School of Medicine in Australia, where we received his doctorate. He came back to the states and completed his residency in pediatrics at Albany Medical center. He finished a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Louisiana State University Health Science Center- Tulane University.
Dr. Vargas served in the US Air Force. While serving, he traveled to Costa Rica for Humanitarian Medical Readiness Deployment to provide primary care to infants and children. His passion for helping others can also be seen in his trip to Colombia for Operation Smile International.
Dr. Vargas now provides exceptional service as a Neonatologist at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital (SJWH), leading their therapeutic hypothermia program. Dr. Vargas served on the HRH Advisory committee prior to joining the Board of Directors and has been an incredible asset to this community. We are thrilled to welcome him into this new role within the HRH family.