Dr. Rick and his wife Jan enjoy traveling and taking part in various international medical missions. In recent years he has served in Africa and Nepal; this fall he will be serving in Russia. He is also an avid golf and tennis player. When he's not caring for patients or traveling with his wife, he enjoys spending time with his 2 daughters and his grandchildren.
Dr. Rick earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School in 1977. He completed his residency through the Family Practice Residency of Southwest Idaho in Boise. Dr. Vaughan practiced medicine at the Valley Clinic in Ellensburg from the time he completed residency until he joined Family Health Care of Ellensburg in May of 2014.
He has extensive expertise and experience in caring for patients of all ages and is excited to now care for patients in a more personalized manner with CompassDirect Health Care. In order to provide his patients with the best care possible, he is limiting his entire patient panel to just a few hundred patients.