Dr. Vaughan has been practicing in the South Sound for over ten years. He is the medical director and team orthopedic surgeon for the Tacoma Rainiers (AAA franchise of the Seattle Mariners), and provides sports medicine coverage for Gig Harbor High School. He also is the team orthopedic surgeon for the University of Puget Sound and has worked with all of the school’s varsity sports teams for over eight years. Dr. Vaughan was recently honored as Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Physician of the year for 2017. Dr. Vaughan served in the U.S. Navy from 2001-2005 at the Naval Hospital Pensacola as a staff orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Vaughan enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and golf, and spending time with his family, especially sports with his two children.
- Lakewood Surgery Center
- St. Anthony Hospital
- St. Joseph Medical Center
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