- Graduated in 1997 from the State University of New York at Stony brook with a Bachelors degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
- Received Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2001.
- Completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.
- Served as a U.S. Air Force Captain in the Dental Corps until 2004.
- Former President of the Steuben County Dental Society.
- Provides dental care for the Corning Area Health Ministries.
While away from the office, Dr. Vargas enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He has coached his children’s teams in the Chemung Valley Soccer Association and the Big Flats Youth Basketball League. He has also served as Circle leader for the Chemung County YMCA Wildlife Princess Program for 6 years. Dr. Vargas also enjoys road cycling and running with his dog Peter Parker.