Dr. Norberto Vargas, MD, Sunnyvale, TX, 75182

Dr. Vargas, MD, graduated from The University of Puerto Rico and Medical School at Ponce School of Medicine. At Baylor University Medical Center of Dallas, he trained in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Vargas is the clinic’s Addiction specialist and a Physical Medicine Rehab physician at Paragon Pain and Rehab.

The methodology Dr. Vargas uses provides a comprehensive approach in the treatment of all of his patients.He performs electro-diagnostic testing, fluoroscopic-guided lumbar spinal injections to treats both acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, and chronic pain management. He has successfully introduced the use of ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections to the practice, thus improving procedure outcomes while avoiding exposure risks of radiation. He also has trained in the field of Prolo Therapy for the treatment of pain generated by ligament and tendon laxity.

Dr Vargas’ areas of interest and expertise include addiction medicine for the prevention, intervention and treatment of addiction associated with tobacco, prescription medications and other drugs. Dr. Vargas is certified to treat opioid dependence with the use of Suboxone.

Dr. Vargas is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician with Become Pain Free.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Physiatrist

Areas of Expertise


  • Acute Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bulging and herniated discs
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches / Migraines
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Meniscal tears
  • Muscle Strain / Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myalgias
  • Myelopathy
  • Myositis
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Work Injuries


  • Annulus Repair
  • CT Scan Analysis
  • Caudal Injections
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • EMG
  • EMG / Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Facet Rhizotomy Injections
  • Facet rhizotomy
  • Hip Joint Injections
  • Injections
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Knee Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • MRI Analysis
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Medication
  • Musculoskeletal Injections
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Joint and Muscular Injections
  • Physiatry
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Prolotherapy
  • Radiofrequency Neuroablation
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Sacrococcygeal Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • X-ray Analysis


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


  • Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine
  • Certified Medical Review Officer

Professional Affiliations

  • ISIS - International Spine Injection Society
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAMP&R)
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Association of Medical Review Officers
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)