Dr. Jefferson Vaughan Sr, MD

Dr. Jefferson Vaughan Sr, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Jefferson Vaughan Sr, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Jupiter, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of South Alabama / College of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in bariatric surgery, gastroenterology, and more.

1002 S Old Dixie Hwy Ste 203

Jupiter, FL 33458

Contact Information

(561) 741-5695

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vaughan Sr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaughan Sr treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Vaughan Sr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaughan Sr performs Hernia Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Vaughan Sr performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaughan Sr treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Vaughan Sr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Vaughan Sr's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Cancer
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Dehydration
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gallbladder Diseases
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Ileus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Manometry
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatitis
Paracentesis
Peptic Ulcer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectovaginal Fistula
Reflux Esophagitis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Small Intestine Cancer
Sphincterotomy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders
Weight Loss

About Me

Care Philosophy

On staff at Jupiter Medical Center since 1995, Dr. Vaughan started the bariatric surgery program in 2000 with an extensive background in weight loss surgery. Dr. Vaughan trained under Dr. Alan Wittgrove, pioneer of the Laparoscopic approach of Gas...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    Mt Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University of South Alabama / College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • Birmingham-Southern College
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Vaughan Sr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vaughan Sr

4.4

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Vaughan performed an umbilical hernia repair on me this morning 8/24/18 and I couldn't be happier with the outcome and the very minimal amount of pain post surgery. His team had nothing but wonderful things to say of him prior to being wheeled into to the OR so that alone made the whole pre op...Read More
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Dr. Vaughan gave me a new life! Before surgery I was unable to keep any food down and had terrible acid reflux on a daily basis. It’s been a week and a half since surgery and I have not been sick since. I am I am eating good, & I feel like a new man! Thank you Dr. Vaughan!
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Excellent surgeon. Bottom line person. Did exactly what he said. Surgery a success!! Thank you
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This man is the best abdominal surgeon you will ever find. He did an umbilical repair on me and it is now perfect. If you have any doubts about finding a surgeon pick this man. He is also a very nice person, great sense of humor. I cannot say enough great things about him.
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Excellent surgeon who works with the great team!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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