Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD

Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rapid City, SD and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in cardiology.

343 Quincy St Ste 104

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 341-1300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
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Chest Pain
more than 46% of peers
more than 32% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 29% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

8  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Kelly Vaughn-Whitley, MD
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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