Brittaney Khong Vargas, MD

Brittaney Khong Vargas

Brittaney Khong Vargas, MD, ABEM


Member of Mammoth Hospital Medical Staff Since 2021


Emergency Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Emergency Medicine


Fellowship Training

Candidate for Fellowship in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine

Residency Training

Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2018-2021 – Emergency Medicine

Medical Degree

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 2014-2018


University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 2009-2013

Professional Memberships

Wilderness Medical Society American College of Emergency Physicians American Medical Association

Teaching Positions

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.

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: (760) 924-4076

Office Hours

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