Zackary Vaughn, MD

Sports medicine surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

Sports Medicine Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 1-800-717-0012
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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

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

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)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

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.

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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).

4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

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.