Bariatric Surgery at Jupiter Medical Center

Dr. Jefferson R. Vaughan’s bariatric surgery program is one of the longest running weight loss surgery programs in the state of Florida, boasting excellent success rates and personal care for the patient. The reason is simple: here you will receive focused, compassionate care, before and after surgery, from a highly trained staff of professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge. Learn more.

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Meet Dr. Vaughan

Dr. Vaughan is the Medical Director of the Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, our surgical weight control program, at Jupiter Medical Center in South Florida. Dr. Vaughan started this program in 2001 with an extensive background in weight loss surgery both here and overseas. Dr. Vaughan has trained over 35 teams of surgeons both in the United States and abroad and is regularly consulted on bariatric surgical procedures. Dr. Vaughan is an accomplished and experienced general and bariatric surgeon, having performed a first-of-its-kind GERD / Acid reflux surgery in Japan and over 2,000 Roux-En-Y gastric bypasses for morbidly obese patients.

To date, Dr. Vaughan has performed over 2,000 Laparoscopic Gastric Bypasses, as well as hundreds of adjustable gastric band, and gastric sleeve procedures. With a dedicated bariatric floor in Jupiter Medical Center, Dr. Vaughan’s patients can rest in comfort without the distractions and interruptions of a shared facility. Further, after surgery, Dr. Vaughan and his staff offer significant support to ensure that you are on the most direct path to your weight loss goals. All of these efforts combine for safe and effective weight loss.