Dr. Colleen Gaughan, MD

Dr. Colleen Gaughan, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Colleen Gaughan, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in thoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.

1200 Old York Rd

Abington, PA 19001

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Benefit Concepts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Gaughan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaughan treats Esophageal Cancer more than 49% of her peers

Dr. Gaughan treats this condition more than 49% of her peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaughan performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 48% of her peers

Dr. Gaughan performs this procedure more than 48% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaughan treats Esophageal Diseases more than 41% of her peers

Dr. Gaughan treats this condition more than 41% of her peers

Dr. Gaughan's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achalasia
Achalasia - Alacrimia Syndrome
Achalasia Microcephaly Syndrome
Acid Reflux Surgery
Alacrimia - Achalasia - Addisonianism
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest Wall Deformity
Chest Wall Mass
Congenital Absence of Diaphragm
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diagnostic Lung Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Empyema
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer Resection
Esophageal Dilatation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gastresophageal Reflux-Related Chronic Cough
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess
Lung Abscess Surgery
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Treatment
Lung Granuloma
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Myasthenia Gravis
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Paralyzed Diaphragm
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Resection for Pulmonary Neoplasia
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Surgery, Robotic Assisted
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a thoracic surgeon, I enjoy treating patients with a wide variety of illness to help them to achieve an outstanding quality of life. I am interested in minimally invasive and robotic surgery, but I inidividualize each patient's plan to ensure t...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2009
    University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2007
    University of Southern California/Los Angeles County Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2005
    Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2001
    Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1996
    Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School
    1996
  • 1992
    Temple University
    Undergraduate School
    1992

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Dr. Gaughan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaughan

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Bad bad bedside manner. Took a personal call during my appointment. Made me wait 20 minutes while she chatted on her cell phone.
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Great surgeon. Basically saved my life. I cheated death and left it in her hands. A true master of her craft. One of the doctors who really knows what they are doing. I owe a lot to Dr Gaughan. God bless her
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Managed Choice PPO
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth POS
Amerihealth PPO
Benefit Concepts
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareSource
Medicaid
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
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Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Keystone Mercy Health Plan
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
Medicaid
Wellcare of Georgia
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