T. Keith Vaughan, M.D.

Dr. Vaughan was born in Munford, Tennessee and grew up in rural Tennessee where his father was a country doctor. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Christian Brothers College - Memphis, Tennessee, received an Army scholarship to medical school, and graduated in 1984 from the Oral Roberts University School of Medicine. Dr. Vaughan completed his internship at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, then served as a flight surgeon at Fort Hood, Texas for two years, before entering dermatology residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Upon completion of his residency in 1990, Dr. Vaughan spent four years at the Army Hospital in Wurzburg, Germany, where he honed his skills as a dermatologist and served as the Chief of Medicine. He went on to be Chief of Dermatology at Fort Carson, Colorado from 1994 to 1998, and served his last seven years of active military service at Madigan Army Medical Center near Tacoma, Washington. During his time at Madigan he was honored with several teaching awards, including twice receiving “Teacher of the Year” from the residents in Family Medicine. After retiring from the Army as a Colonel in 2005, Dr. Vaughan worked at the Franciscan Medical Group in University Place, Washington for three years before joining Puyallup Dermatology in 2008.

Dr. Vaughan is Board Certified in Dermatology, and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Masters Dermatology Association, the Washington State Dermatology Association, the Washington State Medical Association, and the South Puget Sound Dermatology Society. In his spare time Dr. Vaughan likes to golf, ski, and create memories with his children.