Patrick J. Vaughan, MD For an appointment call: 253.582.7257


  • Orthopedic


  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Joint Replacements

Care Center:

Puget Sound Orthopaedics

Clinic Locations:

  • Gig Harbor
  • Tacoma


Patrick Vaughan, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the care and education of the amateur, professional and weekend athlete. He utilizes both non-operative as well as surgical care in order to restore his patients’ function and return them to the activities they love.

Dr. Vaughan has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the South Sound for over 10 years. He is the current team orthopedic surgeon for the University of Puget Sound and has worked with all of the school’s varsity sports teams for over eight years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 2001-2005 at the Naval Hospital Pensacola as an orthopedic surgeon.

He enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, skiing, and golf, spending time with his family, and playing youth sports with his two children.

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Education & Fellowship

MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Orthopedic surgery, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Board certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Member, Pierce County Medical Society
Member, Washington State Medical Society