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 27 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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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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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
  • Gastrotomy
  • 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
  • Viral Infection
  • 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 Gastri...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Vaughan Sr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vaughan Sr

4.4

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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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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
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