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Karen Renee Vaughn, MD

Pediatrics, Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
portal
About
Dr. Vaughn is a native Texan who graduated from the University of Dallas. She recently moved to Waco and looks forward to helping improve the health of this community. Dr. Vaughn received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and then completed residency in Alabama at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Vaughn is double board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has a 4-year-old daughter who is the light of her life. In her spare time, Dr. Vaughn enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18), Newborns (0-28 days), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of Alabama Birmingham (2005)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (2001)
Certifications
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Karen Renee Vaughn, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(127)
Overall: 4.7*
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May 8, 2020
listens to what I say and has knowledge. very nice
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May 8, 2020
I'm happy with her, she was very attentive
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Apr 9, 2020
she's very good
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Mar 24, 2020
Very attentive.
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Mar 23, 2020
she takes excellent care of me. always responds to my emails to her promptly
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Mar 18, 2020
First doctor in many years who is helping me -she is working on finding out what is really causing my pain in my legs&I am sooo greatful
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Mar 7, 2020
I was very nervous and from the clerk up front to the aid who took my vitals and started my chart... to the actual doctors visit... everyone was very helpful very friendly and very nice I felt as if I was at home with family I love this place
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Mar 6, 2020
very good
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Mar 6, 2020
Dr Vaughn did not rush to get me out. She sat and listened and I felt comfortable talking to her about all of my problems.
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Mar 4, 2020
Very caring and professional
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Feb 26, 2020
I really feel like my Dr cares about me and wants the best for me
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Feb 17, 2020
She did nothing for me, just said needed to go to the er
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Feb 16, 2020
Dr took good care of me and end aa mDr.took go care of me and end my pain.
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Feb 15, 2020
she was very caring and helpful
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Feb 13, 2020
Very Good
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Feb 12, 2020
She took time to listen to my concerns
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Feb 11, 2020
The doctor really listened to my concerns and acted accordingly!
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Feb 11, 2020
very good , attentive willing to explain if we don't totally understand what she means
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Feb 11, 2020
dedication, friendliness, knows her medical field, honesty, satification of her diagnosed
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Feb 10, 2020
very professional and caring!
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Jan 11, 2020
Dr. Vaughn is very clear in providing information, and gives suggestions, not orders. Very appreciated!
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Jan 11, 2020
She explains treatment which is helpful.
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Jan 9, 2020
Dr. Vaughn was very thorough, explained everything, and was extremely gracious.
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Dec 28, 2019
great
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Dec 16, 2019
I was pleased and impressed with the care provided.
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Dec 15, 2019
Dr. Vaughn took the time to go over my concerns for my condition. She was very kind and helpful. Great bedside manner. Thank you!
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