More about Vaughan Jr, Thomas H, Md - North Texas Women's Healthcare
With years of experience as an OB/GYN, Thomas Vaughan, MD is passionate about meeting the unique health care needs of women. In addition to working with expecting and new mothers, Dr. Vaughan emphasizes a holistic approach to women’s health care in his practice, with an emphasis on wellness, preventative care, exercise, nutrition, weight loss and menopause management.
In addition to serving as a medical provider, Dr. Vaughan works to be an advocate and health educator for his patients. His objective is to listen to patients, answer questions, address concerns and then provide options regarding evaluation and treatment. Dr. Vaughan believes in partnering with his patients to help them achieve health goals and he works in collaboration with primary care providers and other specialists to achieve the best possible outcome. As an OB/GYN who is both a parent and grandparent, he understands the special joy families experience with the birth of a new baby.
Dr. Vaughan started down the path to a career in medicine at a young age; as a junior high and high school student he was drawn to science, enjoying biology, chemistry and physics classes. As an undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Vaughan worked part-time as a laboratory technician at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Interns and residents quickly recognized his talent and passion for health care and encouraged him to pursue a career in medicine. Dr. Vaughan went on to attend and graduate from medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.
Dr. Vaughan initially began his residency in family medicine but switched to the OB/GYN program after recognizing how much he loved the combination of medicine and surgery the field offered.
In his years as an OB/GYN, Dr. Vaughan enjoys most the interactions with his patients and their families and considers it a privilege to help them with their medical needs. He also cherishes the opportunity to be a part of so many “new beginnings” – helping people start families and bringing babies into the world.
When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Vaughan enjoys spending time with friends and family. An outdoor and exercise enthusiast, Dr. Vaughan enjoys swimming, boating, skiing, running and cycling. Recently, he has taken up trail running, completing his first trail marathon in addition to a “trail ultra” – a 50K trail race – in 2012.
Dr. Vaughan and his wife, Debbe – a family nurse practitioner – have been married for nearly four decades. They are the proud parents of four accomplished children and seven grandchildren, with another on the way.
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