Brittaney Khong Vargas, MD, ABEM
Member of Mammoth Hospital Medical Staff Since 2021
American Board of Emergency Medicine
Candidate for Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2018-2021 – Emergency Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 2014-2018
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 2009-2013
Wilderness Medical Society American College of Emergency Physicians American Medical Association
Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2018-Present
Honors and Awards
LLUEM Resident of the Month
ACEP National Outstanding Medical Student Award Honorable Mention
UC San Diego Warren College Senior of the Year
Brittaney “BK” Vargas is an Emergency Medicine physician at Mammoth Hospital and also practices at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Southern California. Dr. Vargas grew up in Beaumont, CA and went to college at UC San Diego. She graduated with a major in Biology and a minor in International Studies.
Dr. Vargas took a year off before medical school and spent the year traveling and working for the Boys and Girls Club as a Youth Development Professional. She then moved to Madison, WI where she attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Dr. Vargas returned home to Southern California for residency at Loma Linda University and started at Mammoth Hospital after graduation. Professional interests include wilderness medicine, global health, and diversity, equity, & inclusion in medicine.
Dr. Vargas enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and dog. They especially love camping, overlanding, and hiking.
Doctor's Contact Information
- Office Phone: (760) 924-4076
Mammoth Hospital's Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Mammoth Hospital Emergency Department
85 Sierra Park Rd.
Mammoth Lakes,California 93546
Main: (760) 924-4076