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Alfonso Vargas, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
Vice-Chairman of Education and International Affairs

The Leslie Lewinter-Suskind 
and Robert Suskind Professor
for International Collaboration in Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: (504) 896-9282
Fax: (504) 568-2720


MD - 1973
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota


Internship, Hospital "San Pedro Claver-ISS," 
Santa Fe de Bogota, Columbia, 1972
Residency, University of South Florida, 
Tampa, 1975-1977
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 
University of South Florida, Tampa & 
All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL, 

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1980
Pediatric Endocrinology, 1983

Research Interests

Metabolic bone disease
Growth disorders



Additional Info Publications at PubMed