- 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.
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. Dr. Vargas also enjoys road cycling and running.