Bert Vargas, MD

Bert Vargas, MD

Associate Vice President, U.S. Medical Affairs-Neuroscience
Eli Lilly and Company

Bert Vargas, MD, is a neurologist and headache specialist who completed his undergraduate and medical school education at the University of Arizona. He then served for four years as a United States Air Force flight surgeon, after which he completed a residency in neurology at New York University.  He returned to Arizona for his headache medicine fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, where he remained for several years until moving his practice to Dallas and UT Southwestern. 

He has also served on the board of directors of the American Headache Society, the Headache Cooperative of the Pacific, and the Southern Headache Society, and is a prior president of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy. 

He is honored to have joined Lilly in January 2020 and is currently associate vice president of neuroscience, U.S. Medical Affairs and is based in Indianapolis.