As medical director of the recently reaccredited Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at Jupiter Medical Center, Dr. Jefferson Vaughan is board-certified and highly trained. On staff at Jupiter Medical Center since 1995, Vaughan started the bariatric surgery program in 2000 with an extensive background in weight-loss surgery. The highly-regarded doctor trained under Dr. Alan Wittgrove, the pioneer of the laparoscopic approach of gastric bypass surgery and the first surgeon to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass in the world.
Since then, Vaughan has performed thousands of laparoscopic gastric bypasses and has trained 36 surgical teams from around the world in his techniques. In addition to bariatric surgery, he specializes in treating diseases of the esophagus, hiatal hernia repair, stomach cancer, colon cancer, and diverticulitis. Vaughan prides himself on providing patients world-class care, locally.
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