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Douglas E. Vaughan, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology

BIOGRAPHY


Douglas E. Vaughan, MD, is the Irving S. Cutter Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He also serves as Physician in Chief of Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Prior to moving to Northwestern in June 2008, he was Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, C. Sidney Burwell Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Physician in Chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr Vaughan earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and trained in internal medicine at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, where he was also Chief Medical Resident. He trained in cardiology as a fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and completed additional post-doctoral training at the Center for Thrombosis and Vascular Research, University of Leuven, Belgium. Dr Vaughan is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Councils for High Blood Pressure Research and Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology of the American Heart Association. He has been elected to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of American Physicians, and the Association of University Cardiologists. His research program includes basic, translational and clinical research focused on the role of the plasminogen activator system in cardiovascular disease.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Texas-Southwestern - 1981
  • Residency
    Parkland Health and Hospital System - 1983
  • Fellowship
    Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School - 1987

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-5774

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Atherosclerosis Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Hypercoaguable States
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Regenerative Medicine

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HMOI Fox Valley IPA
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation