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This week, Natalie Vaughn, M.D., fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, joined the team of experts at Appalachian Orthopedics. Dr. Vaughn is now available to see patients at the practice’s Bristol Midway office, located at 260 Midway Medical Park, Suite 100, as well as at their Johnson City office, located at 3 Professional Park Drive, Suite 21. Patients in need of specialized elbow, hand, shoulder or wrist care are encouraged to schedule an appointment by calling (423) 968-4446 for their Bristol Midway office or (423) 434-6300 for their Johnson City office.

As a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, Dr. Vaughn specializes in evaluating, diagnosing and treating orthopedic injuries and conditions of the elbow, hand, shoulder and wrist. Her expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures and techniques, including minimally invasive shoulder repair.

“We are proud to have Dr. Vaughn join our practice,” says T. Lisle Whitman, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and practice president at Appalachian Orthopedics. “She is dedicated to helping her patients manage their pain, overcome their injuries, regain their function and strength and return to the lifestyles they love, and she will be a great asset to our practice and community.” 

After receiving her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Dr. Vaughn completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Following her residency, Dr. Vaughn underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in hand surgery at Wake Forest School of Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Vaughn, please call the practice's Bristol Midway office at (423) 968-4446 or their Johnson City office at (423) 434-6300.