Tracy Vaughn, MD


Vascular Surgery, Woundcare

Curriculum Vitae

Work Address
4221 Medical Center Dr
Fayetteville, NY 13066

Certification in Physician Assistant, September 1998
Lemoyne College, Syracuse, N.Y.

Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology May 1996
Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.

Certificate in Surgical Technology, August 1993
Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, N.Y.

Licensure and Board Certification
- NCCPA Certification for Physician Assistant issued December 2, 1998, renewed 2001, 2003 and 2005
- NCCPA Surgery special recognition December 1998- present
- New York State Physician Assistant License issued by the University of the State of New York Education Department February 1999 -present.
- ACLS training
- Infection Control course approved by NYS Department of Health and the State Education Department
- Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Course

Hospital Appointments
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center Syracuse, NY - Midlevel PA Clinical Affiliate 1998 - present

Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital Syracuse, NY - Clinical Affiliate 1999 - present

Community General Hospital Syracuse, NY - Clinical Affiliate 1999- Present

Memberships, Offices and Committee Appointments
- American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow

- American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants, Fellow

Other Professional Positions & Major Appointments
May 1999- Present Robert A. Schwartz MD PC Syracuse, N.Y.
Vascular Surgical Physician Assistant
- First assistant for variety of vascular surgical procedures conventional and minimally invasive procedures. Responsible for admissions, discharges, daily rounds as well as seeing patients in the office. Preceptor for a variety of surgical residents, medical students, podiatry residents and physician assistant students. Can independently open harvest saphenous vein, cephalic and basilic vein. Some experience with endoharvest techniques. Can independently dissect femoral artery, axillary, and popliteal arteries.

October 2004-Present Community General Hospital Syracuse, N.Y.
Wound Care Center Clinician
- Weekly care of a wide variety of patients with chronic wounds. Surgical debridement and prescription of advanced wound care dressings for patients with multiple co morbidities.

October 2004- May 2005 Toronto University Toronto, Ontario Canada Participant International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course
- Wound care course with clinic experience over two residential weekends. Modules taught in every facet of wound care from basic to advanced. Instructors were leading wound care experts from US, Canada, and the UK.

Nov. 1998 - May 1999 St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, N.Y. Physician Assistant- Surgical
- First assisting, overnight call responding to floor emergencies or other problems with surgical patients. Admissions for attending surgeons, daily rounds, histories and physicals and post-operative checks.

July 1993- Oct. 1998 St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, N.Y. Certified Surgical Technologist
- Scrubbing and assisting in the operating room. Open heart procedures, general, orthopedic, and gynecologic procedure

May 1989-June 1990 Institute for Sensory Research, Syracuse University Syracuse, N.Y.
Laboratory Assistant
- Interviewing and consenting human test subjects for the purpose of research on pacinian corpuscles. Testing human subjects, measuring tactile sensation (vibratory thresholds) at various frequencies and temperatures over the thenar eminence and the forearm. Immunocytochemistry on pacinian corpuscles surgically harvested from the feline mesentery.

Creator and custodian to Vascular care business website online since May 2004
- Development and continued improvement of services to our patients through patient and family education. Created patient discharge instruction sheets specific for each surgical procedure with incision care instructions. Instructions on the usual symptoms and problems to expected after surgery. Web site development to more efficiently utilizes practitioner time and promote the practice.

Office Location(s):

Community General Hosital

4900 Broad Road
Syracuse, New York   13215
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Location Fax: 315-663-0509

Fayetteville Office (North East Medical )

4507 Medical Center Drive
Suite 507
Fayetteville, New York   13066
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Location Fax: 315-663-0509

St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

301 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, New York   13203
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Location Fax: 315-663-0509

Community General Office

4900 Broad Rd
Suite 2B Physicians Office Building
Syracuse, New York   13215
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Additional Location Phone: 315-663-0509

Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital

736 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, New York   13210
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Location Fax: 315-663-0509

Liverpool (North Medical Office)

5100 West Taft Rd
Suite 4J
Liverpool, New York   13088
Location Phone: 315-663-0508
Location Fax: 315-663-0509