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Vaughan F. Kendall, MD

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My specialty:
Surgery: General

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

I am from Albuquerque, New Mexico. My love for the outdoors brought me to Colorado. I have a wonderful wife and 2 awesome children who have minds of their own. We have a huge dog, a medium-sized dog, a cat and ducks. My most proud accomplishment is helping take care of extremely sick patients, working to remove their pain, and watching them recover and return to happy, fulfilling lives. 

About my practice

I chose to specialize in general surgery because the human body fascinates me and I like to fix things. I like to help people take care of themselves. I believe we should all take care of ourselves with good diet, exercise and meaningful use of time. I treat patients the way I would like to be treated or as if they are my family members. I listen to understand each patient’s questions and concerns. Electronic medical records help me to see the big picture of a patient’s health, so I can make good use of our time together and provide the most appropriate care for their needs.

How I thrive

I love to bike, hike, garden and get to know people. My favorite authors are C.J. Box and Lee Child. I enjoy eating Asian food and my favorite pastime is watching my kids play sports.

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Medical groups and plans

Colorado Permanente Medical Group

General Surgery Department name
2045 Franklin Street, Denver, CO 80205
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  • HMO
  • Medicare Senior Advantage

Contact information

  • Appointments/Cancellations/Information
  • 303-338-4545

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque , NM

Board certification

General Surgery

AM BD of Surgery

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

Internship/Residency

Truman Medical Center-West
Kansas City , MO

Joined Permanente Medical Group

1991

Provider ID

006196
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This page was last updated on:

12/13/2018