Emergency icon Important Updates
Department Subspecialty Care for Women's Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery
  • Section of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
View all 8 Specialties +


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans

About Roberto Vargas, MD

Dr. Vargas specializes in the surgical and chemotherapy management of women with gynecologic cancers including: ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, and gestational trophoblastic disease. His interests include minimally invasive surgery with both the robotic-assisted and laparoscopic platforms, heated intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), sentinel lymph node mapping, rare tumors and uterine cancers.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gynecologic Oncology
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency
Boston, MA

Medical Education - Pennsylvania State University
Hershey, PA

Undergraduate - Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialty Interests

Endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer, gestational trophoblastic disease, minimally invasive surgery, sentinel lymph node mapping, robotic surgery, HIPEC

Awards & Honors

  • CREOG Teaching Award
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Roberto Vargas, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 6/26/2024, Dr. Vargas has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

122 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 31, 2024

Dr. Vargas was an extraordinary top notch ob/gyn oncologist. He was so knowledgeable and explained everything in great detail.He was patient and answered all my questions and concerns. I am beyond grateful he Is my oncologist and Is overseeing my care during my ovarian cancer journey. His assistant was amazing as well and I am thankful she Is on my team.

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

Dr. Vargas, is one of the best doctors that I have seen, at the Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

Dr Vargas and his team always treat me and my husband with kindness

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

I really like Dr Vargas he's easy to talk too and he shows me that he cares for his patients I can't really talk for his other patients but I'm sure he does cause he shows me that he cares

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2024

Dr. Vargas and his assistants always give excellent care.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr. R. Vargas is professional, caring, truly caring, explains all information to me easily and understandable CCF is very fortunate to have him on Staff!!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Dr. Vargas is very caring and always asks me my thoughts on my healthcare. He keeps me up to date on new findings and is 100% uplifting.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Vargas was phenomenal. He direct and to the point but in a way that me feel like he had compassion for my condition. His kindness was so appreciated.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr Vargas was very knowledgeable and helpful in understanding the clinical trial.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr Vargas was professional and knowledgeable. He addressed my questions and was thorough in his answers

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

I love dr. Vargas, very nice , calm, and compassionate dr.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Vargas thoroughly explained everything to me and answered all my questions. I did not feel rushed through the meeting and felt informed about my condition at the end.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

I trust no one else but Dr. Vargas, wonderful Dr. He listens.caring.Drive 40 minutes away to just to see him. He saved my life

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr. Vargas is amazing. He is compassionate and listens without seeming rushed. I wish all women's health physicians were like him.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Dr.Vargas is the best Doctor.He's very nice and explains everything to you about your treatment.He literally saved my life and for that I'm truly grateful for.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Vargas and his staff are always outstanding. They give incredible care and always make sure all my concerns are addressed

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

I have recommended Cleveland Clinic and Dr Vargas and will continue to do so

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Vargas and his team take excellent care of me, with respect and courtesy.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

There are other oncologist close to where I live that are part of the Clinic network, but I would not change doctors. Continuing my care under Dr Vargas is worth the longer drive.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

Dr. Vargas is absolutely awesome. I feel like I could not have landed in better hands to take me through this awful journey

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

Dr V, excellent

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

I really appreciate the care and concern I get from Dr. Vargas especially being in Indiana. It is great to have him on my team of doctors!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2023

Dr. Roberto Vargas answered all my questions, took time with me & I had excellent care.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr Vargas is wonderful!! I followed him from Akron and come to Main Campus just for him. He is an excellent physician !!!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

I really like Dr Vargas he's a very caring doctor plus he makes me laugh and makes me feel very comfortable

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

I'm in a high risk group and Dr. Vargas always makes me feel like he is up-to-date and engaged with my care. He sees a lot of patients and it's wonderful to be remembered.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr Vargas was very patient, concerning with me. He took all the time I needed to my certain decisions and helped my understand my procedure.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr Vargas is so kind and compassionate and knows exactly what to say to put your mind at ease. He's the best

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr Vargas and his team were very professional and very caring.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

An amazing experience, doctor explained everything very clearly, showed everything on US pictures, explained all the options, and their pros and cons, was very caring and supportiveThe best doctor ever!!!

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Great Doctor and explained everything about my condition.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr. Roberto Vargas was very kind, professional, compassionate, educated and truly cared. He is wonderful!!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr Vargas is wonderful in person or online

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

A very caring physician and office staff. Dr Vargas listens and gives all possible options and explains very clearly

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr Vargas and Danielle are always respectful and take the time for me..

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Vargas is exceptional! He was very kind, understanding, informative, and gave excellent explanations.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I have been a patient of Dr Vargas and Danielle for almost 4 years. They have always given me outstanding care. I would highly recommend them

Back to Top