Zackary Vaughn, MD

Sports medicine surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 800-717-0012
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Los Gatos Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic

  • 555 Knowles Drive
  • Los Gatos, CA 95032
  • Phone: 408-866-6651
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2012)

Fellowship: Stanford University - Orthopaedics (07/31/2010) CA

Residency: Stanford University - Orthopaedics (06/30/2009) CA

Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (06/30/2005) CA

Medical Education: Saint Louis University School of Medicine (05/14/2004) MO

Honors & Awards

Health Profession Society - Student of the Year Nominee, University of San Francisco (1998)

Graduation with Honors - Cum Laude, University of San Francisco (1999)

Graduation with Honors - Distinction in Research, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2004)

Resident Research Award, Western Orthopaedic Association (2007)

Administrative Appointments

Head Team Physician, MLS San Jose Earthquakes (2013 - Present)

Team physician, NBA Golden State Warriors (2012 - Present)

Assistant Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (2009 - 2011)

Head Team Physician, Stanford Women's Rubgy Team (2010 - Present)

Head Team Physician, Stanford Men's Rugby Team (2010 - Present)

Head Team Physician, Bay Area Bandits (2010 - Present)

In vitro analysis of peri-articular soft tissues passive constraining effect on hip kinematics and joint stability
Safran, M. R., Lopomo, N., Zaffagnini, S., Signorelli, C., Vaughn, Z. D., & Marcacci, M. (2013). In vitro analysis of peri-articular soft tissues passive constraining effect on hip kinematics and joint stability. KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, 21(7), 1655-1663.

Restoration of Knee Volume Using Selected Arthroscopic Releases
Dragoo, J. L., Miller, M. D., Vaughn, Z. D., Schmidt, J. D., & Handley, E. (2010). Restoration of Knee Volume Using Selected Arthroscopic Releases. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 38(11), 2288-2293.

Arthroscopic Femoral Osteoplasty/Chielectomy for Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement in the Athlete
Vaughn, Z. D., & Safran, M. R. (2010). Arthroscopic Femoral Osteoplasty/Chielectomy for Cam-type Femoroacetabular Impingement in the Athlete. SPORTS MEDICINE AND ARTHROSCOPY REVIEW, 18(2), 90-99.

Biomechanical Evaluation of a 1-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Technique Using a Structural Bone Void Filler for Femoral Fixation
Vaughn, Z. D., Schmidt, J., Lindsey, D. P., & Dragoo, J. L. (2009). Biomechanical Evaluation of a 1-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Technique Using a Structural Bone Void Filler for Femoral Fixation. ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURNAL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 25(9), 1011-1018.

Evaluation of a one-stage ACL revision Technique using bone void filler after cyclic loading
Tse, B. K., Vaughn, Z. D., Lindsey, D. P., & Dragoo, J. L. (2012). Evaluation of a one-stage ACL revision Technique using bone void filler after cyclic loading. KNEE, 19(4), 477-481.

Early Catastrophic Failure of a Porous-Coated Acetabular Cup due to Bead Shedding. A Case Report
Hsu, A. R., Vaughn, Z., & Huddleston, J. I. (2009). Early Catastrophic Failure of a Porous-Coated Acetabular Cup due to Bead Shedding. A Case Report. HIP INTERNATIONAL, 19(4), 392-395.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Conn's Syndrome Complicated byIpsilateral Pelvic Kidney
Zackary Vaughn, Frank Johnson, & R. Ivan Beretvas. (2004). Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Conn's Syndrome Complicated byIpsilateral Pelvic Kidney. Surgical Endoscopy, 18(10).

Rab5a and Dynmin GTPases Mediate Substance P-Induced Trafficking of the Neurokinin-1 Receptor (NK1R)
Schmidlin F, Dery O, Lovett M, Vaughn Z, Defea K, & Bunnett N. (2000). Rab5a and Dynmin GTPases Mediate Substance P-Induced Trafficking of the Neurokinin-1 Receptor (NK1R). Gastroenterology, 118(4).

The Proliferative and Antiapoptotic Effects of Substance P and Facilitated by Formation of a Beta-Arrestin-Dependent Scaffolding Complex
Defea KA, Vaughn ZD, O'Bryan EM, Nishijima D, Dery O, & Bunnett NW. (2000). The Proliferative and Antiapoptotic Effects of Substance P and Facilitated by Formation of a Beta-Arrestin-Dependent Scaffolding Complex. Proceedings of the National Academy of the United States of America, 97(20).

Dynamin, B-Arrestin and rab5a Mediated Trafficking and Signalling of the Neurokinin-1 Receptor (NK1-R)
Dery O, Grady E, Schmidlin F, Lovett M, Vaughn Z, & Bunnett N. (2000). Dynamin, B-Arrestin and rab5a Mediated Trafficking and Signalling of the Neurokinin-1 Receptor (NK1-R). Regulatory Peptides, 94(1-3).