Vaughn graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy in 1989. He moved to northwestern Ohio and explored a variety of treatment settings including psychiatric rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and home health prior to developing an interest in hand therapy. Upon becoming a Certified Hand Therapist in 2001, Vaughn supervised the hand therapy division of an outpatient physical rehabilitation company in Toledo, OH. While working closely with area hand surgeons, Vaughn specialized in tendon rehabilitation, custom splinting, and general upper extremity rehabilitation. Vaughn joined our Desert Hand Therapy team in 2014 and welcomes the opportunity to serve the hand therapy needs of the residents of Mesa.