Franciscan Orthopedic Associates at St. Joseph

1608 S. J St. 4th Floor
Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-274-7504
Fax: 253-274-7994

Franciscan Orthopedic Associates - Gig Harbor

6401 Kimball Drive 2nd Floor
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Phone: 253-853-8810
Fax: 253-853-8820

Patrick Vaughan, MDParticipates in Pierce County Project Access, which provides no cost medical care to uninsured, low-income citizens in Pierce County

Patrick J. Vaughan, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. His interests include ACL reconstruction, meniscal repair and arthroscopic shoulder instability repairs. He also specializes in arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement and fracture care. Dr. Vaughan employs the most technologically advanced medical and surgical techniques, along with a patient-centered philosophy, to get his patients off the sidelines and return them to an active lifestyle sooner.

Dr. Vaughan served as an orthopedic surgeon for the U.S. Navy in Pensacola, Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In his spare time, Dr. Vaughan volunteers as the orthopedic team surgeon for the University of Puget Sound.

Dr. Vaughan enjoys spending time with his family and engaging in outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, golf and youth sports.

Specialties: • Orthopaedic Surgery
• Joint Replacement
• Sports Medicine
• Foot and Ankle Surgery
• Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Year Began Practice:2005
Interests: • Ankle Surgery
• Arthroscopic Ankle Surgery
• Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
• Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
• Arthroscopy
• Athletic Injuries
• Bone Grafting
• Elbow/Shoulder Surgery
• Foot & Ankle Orthopedics
• Foot & Ankle Surgery
• Foot & Ankle Trauma
• Fractures
• Hip & Knee Surgery
• Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
• Hip and Knee Replacement
• Hip Surgery
• Joint Replacement Surgery
• Knee & Shoulder Injury
• Knee & Shoulder Reconstruction
• Knee & Shoulder Surgery
• Knee Arthroplasty
• Knee Injury
• Knee Surgery
• Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Musculoskeletal Medicine
• Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
• Orthopaedic Trauma
• Orthopedic Surgery
• Orthopedics
• Outpatient Procedures
• Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
• Pediatric Sports Medicine
• Shoulder & Knee Surgery
• Shoulder Arthroscopy
• Shoulder Injury
• Shoulder Surgery
• Sports Medicine
• Surgery
• Total Joint Replacement
• Trauma
• Trauma Surgery
Medical School:Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Residencies:Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia


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