Zackary Vaughn, MD

Zackary Vaughn, MD

Sports medicine surgeon

4.8 out of 5
296 Patient Ratings
36 Patient Comments

Sports Medicine Clinic

Los Gatos Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University Orthopaedics (2010) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Orthopaedics (2009) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2005) CA
  • Medical Education: Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2004) MO
  • Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2012)

Honors & Awards

  • Resident Research Award, Western Orthopaedic Association (2007)
  • Graduation with Honors - Distinction in Research, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Graduation with Honors - Cum Laude, University of San Francisco (1999)
  • Health Profession Society - Student of the Year Nominee, University of San Francisco (1998)

Administrative Appointments

  • Head Team Physician, Bay Area Bandits (2010 - Present)
  • Head Team Physician, Stanford Men's Rugby Team (2010 - Present)
  • Head Team Physician, Stanford Women's Rubgy Team (2010 - Present)
  • Assistant Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (2009 - 2011)
  • Team physician, NBA Golden State Warriors (2012 - Present)
  • Head Team Physician, MLS San Jose Earthquakes (2013 - Present)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent doctor!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

A scar can remind a patient's feeling about the physician. I appreciate the care he took to close my wounds so that it is almost not visible.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Vaughn is a top notch surgeon and orthopedist. He never rushes through the appointment and he always spends a lot of time explaining orthopedic issues in a clear and concise manner. The best.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I was very impressed with the entire office staff. Everyone was kind and knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN PA SMITH; HE IS ALWAYS WELL PREPARED FOR MY OFFICE VISITS AND IS FAMILIAR WITH THE PRIOR ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED TO ME IN PREVIOUS VISITS. I AM VERY HAPPY WITH THE SERVICE HE PROVIDES.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I was impressed with how much time the doctor spent with me, and answered all my questions. I did not feel he was rushing, which is common with other doctors.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Received great care!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

good

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

dr Vaughn explains things in great detail. thanks

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Already recommended Dr. Vaughn to a number of friends and colleagues.

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4.8 out of 5
296 Patient Ratings
36 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent doctor!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

A scar can remind a patient's feeling about the physician. I appreciate the care he took to close my wounds so that it is almost not visible.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Vaughn is a top notch surgeon and orthopedist. He never rushes through the appointment and he always spends a lot of time explaining orthopedic issues in a clear and concise manner. The best.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I was very impressed with the entire office staff. Everyone was kind and knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN PA SMITH; HE IS ALWAYS WELL PREPARED FOR MY OFFICE VISITS AND IS FAMILIAR WITH THE PRIOR ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS PROVIDED TO ME IN PREVIOUS VISITS. I AM VERY HAPPY WITH THE SERVICE HE PROVIDES.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I was impressed with how much time the doctor spent with me, and answered all my questions. I did not feel he was rushing, which is common with other doctors.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Received great care!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

good

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

dr Vaughn explains things in great detail. thanks

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Already recommended Dr. Vaughn to a number of friends and colleagues.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I would recommend Dr. Vaughn to everyone as I was recommended by a family member.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

The doctors are all very helpful & willing to spend time listening & discussing medical concerns (i.e., reason for seeing them).

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

He might be a great doctor-- in fact, I hear he is-- but he was too busy to talk to me much, so I left without getting a full explanation of what he saw in the Xrays and tests.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have already recommended a friend to Dr. Vaughn because he gives such excellent care and I have also raved about the wonderful staff in that office.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Vaughn has been great every time I go for my visits.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Great experience. Thank you!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Very professional & knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Vaughn is patient & answers questions in a way I can understand!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Vaughn was great setting up a plan for me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Vaughn is outstanding in knowledge humility and bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Vaughn was excellent. He always answered all my question, and gave me time to think about his response and ask any more questions I could think of.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Vaughn described options clearly and went out of his way to refer me to everyone in my area.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Vaughn was very patient with me as I did not understand the severity of my injury. He also got right to the point and got me out in a timely manner.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I can't say enough positive things about Dr. Vaughn. Friendly, surgically skilled, patient, passionate, and all around great.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Vaughn has worked very hard on my issues and continues to try and resolve them.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Vaughn incredibly professional, and knowledgeable, and personable. I had a very positive experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Vaughn does a great job caring for his patients. We have and will continue to recommend him.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Vaughn was exceptionally patient/attentive in listening to me, extremely empathetic and helpful.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Vaughn does not make us feel rushed. He spends as much time as necessary to answer all questions & explain my problem & procedures to correct.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Vaughn is very attentive and caring. Exceptional doctor!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Very thorough and informative.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Vaughn is the most caring physician with great bedside manner. Spends a great deal of time with you if needed to address questions/concerns.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

DR. ZACK VAUGHN is a very respected doctor and I am highly will recommended him to my whole family, friends and co-workers.