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Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD

Cardiology ·  Female · Age 58

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley

Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chest Pain
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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats Chest Pain more than 42% of her peers

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats this condition more than 42% of her peers

Heart Palpitations
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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats Heart Palpitations more than 37% of her peers

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats this condition more than 37% of her peers

Hyperlipidemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats Hyperlipidemia more than 32% of her peers

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley treats this condition more than 32% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Vaughn-Whitley's conditions and procedures:

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Monitoring
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

Va
Internship Hospital
1992
Creighton University
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Creighton University Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Creighton University
Internship Hospital
1986
Creighton University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1986
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
Denver University
Undergraduate School
1992
1989
1987
1986
1986
1982

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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley is top-notch and knows her field. I agree with the other posts--she takes time to listen, is thorough, and does an excellent job of taking all the information from the history to piece together her assessment/diagnosis and course of action. She explains things well and does not...Read More
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Dr. Whitley - doesn't rush you thru the appointment, taking the time to fine out all the details and your other health issues. Explains any concerns you have about your heart condition. Dr. Whitley follows up on your condition.. Has even has her nurse contact me to see how I was doing. We are...Read More
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Dr. Vaughn-Whitley answers all questions, even those about other problems not dealing with the heart. She is accessible, sympathetic, and never tries to rush me off. She explains reasons behind all her opinions and doesn't talk down to me. Probably the best doctor I've had in all my life. I'm...Read More
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