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Patrick J. Vaughan, MD

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specializing In: Sports Medicine, Knee and Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy

Practice Focus:

  • Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Hip Replacement
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Sports Injuries
  • Top Procedures:

  • Knee Arthroscopy with Menisectomy or Meniscal Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy with Labral or Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Physician Assistant

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    About Dr. Patrick Vaughan

    Medical School:

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Residency:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • Certifications:

  • Board-Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professional Memberships:

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Washington State Medical Society
  • Dr. Vaughan has been practicing in the South Sound for over ten years. He is the medical director and team orthopedic surgeon for the Tacoma Rainiers (AAA franchise of the Seattle Mariners), and provides sports medicine coverage for Gig Harbor High School. He also is the team orthopedic surgeon for the University of Puget Sound and has worked with all of the school’s varsity sports teams for over fifteen years. Dr. Vaughan was recently honored as Washington State Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Physician of the year for 2017.  Dr. Vaughan served in the U.S. Navy from 2001-2005 at the Naval Hospital Pensacola as a staff orthopedic surgeon.

    Dr. Vaughan enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and golf, and spending time with his family, especially sports with his two children.

    "I take the time to understand each patient’s unique circumstances in order to recommend the best treatment option for the specific injury and lifestyle goals. The partnership between physician and patient is essential to reach the goals of peak performance, prevent future injuries, and promote lifelong fitness. I provide a combination of compassionate care and technical expertise."
    Dr. Patrick J. Vaughan, MD

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    Location Lakewood cLinic.

    Lakewood Clinic

    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 201
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Location Tacoma Clinic.

    Tacoma Clinic

    1724 West Union Avenue
    Suite 100
    Tacoma, Washington 98405

    Location Gig Harbor Clinic.

    Gig Harbor Clinic

    2727 Hollycroft Street
    Suite 410
    Gig Harbor, Washington 98335

    Puget Sound Orthopaedics Lakewood Surgery Center

    Puget Sound Surgery Center

    7308 Bridgeport Way West
    Suite 102
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

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