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 Dr. Jefferson Vaughan

Dr. Jefferson Vaughan

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Areas of Care:

  • Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General Surgery


  • Undergraduate - Birmingham Southern College
  • Medical School - University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • Internship - Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, FL
  • Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, FL

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Medical Director of The Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Jupiter Medical Center


  • Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal
  • Laparoscopic Colon and Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heartburn Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Stomach Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Skin Cancer Surgery

Professional Statement

Board certified in General Surgery 

On staff at Jupiter Medical Center since 1995, Dr. Vaughan started and led a team through the successful accreditation for the Bariatric Program at Jupiter Medical Center. In addition to his extensive background in weight loss surgery, he performs advanced laparoscopic general surgery including heartburn and stomach surgery, among others.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jupiter Medical Center



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