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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Female

1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001
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Abington Memorial Hospital
1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001

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ABINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Abington Surgical Associates
1200 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001
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    Dr. Gaughan's Experience

    Dr. Gaughan's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Chest Tube Insertion
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Esophageal Cancer Resection
    • Esophageal Dilatation
    • Esophageal Stenting
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Esophagostomy
    • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Biopsy
    • Lung Cancer Treatment
    • Lung Removal
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Resection
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lung Surgery - Abscesses and Diagnostic Procedures
    • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Mediastinal Surgery
    • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
    • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
    • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Achalasia
    • Achalasia - Alacrimia Syndrome
    • Achalasia Microcephaly Syndrome
    • Alacrimia - Achalasia - Addisonianism
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Chest Wall Deformity
    • Chest Wall Mass
    • Congenital Absence of Diaphragm
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Diaphragm Muscle Paralysis
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophageal Stricture
    • Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Lung Abscess
    • Lung Cancer
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    • Lung Granuloma
    • Lung Mass
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Mediastinal Tumors
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Paralyzed Diaphragm
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Thymomas
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Temple University Hospital
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    Temple University Hospital
    Complete in 2005

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 2009
    University Of Southern California/Los Angeles County Hospital
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    Temple University
    Graduated in 1992
    University Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gaughan & Staff

    • English
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaughan to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Gaughan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gaughan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    ABINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
    Abington Surgical Associates
    1200 Old York Rd
    Abington, PA 19001
    (215) 481-4200 (Office)
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