Leroy Vaughn, MD

Ophthalmologist located in Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA

About Dr. Vaughn

For the past 38 years, Dr. Leroy Vaughn has served the needs of patients with a variety of eye conditions in Inglewood, California 90301 as an Ophthalmologist. He graduated Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his Doctorate in Medicine from Wayne State University, with a residency at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and a fellowship at the Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard University and the Eye Research Institute in Boston. He has also published a number of articles in professional ophthalmic journals. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Vaughn has brought this knowledge and dedication to his work treating thousands of patients with eye disorders both in the United States and overseas. He was awarded the title of Chief Omeluoru by King Mbaukwu for multiple medical missions in Nigeria. Dr. Vaughn's distinguished work in Anambra, Nigeria earned him the ASA-USA Medical Missions Award in 2008. He currently practices in Inglewood, California.

Dr. Vaughn offers patients a number of specialized services for treating diseases of the eye. He is renowned for his knowledge of diabetic retinopathy, the subject of an article published in the Western Journal of Medicine in 1982. His focus on eye problems associated with specific diseases have made him one of the top ophthalmologists in the country.

Dr. Vaughn understands the value of the technological advances and how they can be used to provide the best care for patients with eye problems. With years of experience and individualized concern for his patients, Dr. Leroy Vaughn’s distinguished service in the field of eye disorder treatment has made him one of the most renowned eye care specialists in the country.

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Vaughn, Leroy, MD

For the past 38 years, Dr. Leroy Vaughn has served the needs of patients with a variety of eye conditions in Inglewood, California 90301 as an Ophthalmologist. He graduated Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his Doctorate in Medicine from Wayne State University, with a residency at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and a fellowship at the Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard University and the Eye Research Institute in Boston. He has also published a number of articles in professional ophthalmic journals. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Vaughn has brought this knowledge and dedication to his work treating thousands of patients with eye disorders both in the United States and overseas. He was awarded the title of Chief Omeluoru by King Mbaukwu for multiple medical missions in Nigeria. Dr. Vaughn's distinguished work in Anambra, Nigeria earned him the ASA-USA Medical Missions Award in 2008. He currently practices in Inglewood, California.

Dr. Vaughn offers patients a number of specialized services for treating diseases of the eye. He is renowned for his knowledge of diabetic retinopathy, the subject of an article published in the Western Journal of Medicine in 1982. His focus on eye problems associated with specific diseases have made him one of the top ophthalmologists in the country.

Dr. Vaughn understands the value of the technological advances and how they can be used to provide the best care for patients with eye problems. With years of experience and individualized concern for his patients, Dr. Leroy Vaughn’s distinguished service in the field of eye disorder treatment has made him one of the most renowned eye care specialists in the country.


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Humanitarian Trip

Dr. Vaughn and his team went to Africa on a humanitarian trip. Dr. Vaughn closed his practice for two weeks to travel to Africa to provide needed eye medical care to some of the world's poorest people.
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Associations

Dr. Vaughn is one of the nation's top eye doctors and specialists in diabetic eye-disorders and was named Associate Examiner for Oral Examinations scheduled in San Francisco at the Sheraton-Palace Hotel in October of 1984.

Dr. Vaughn is a highly recognizable member:
American Academy of Ophthalmology
California Medical Association
National Medical Association

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Honors, Awards, & Special Appointments

ASA-USA Medical Missions Award for humanitarian services to Anambra State, Nigeria, 2008
Lifetime Volunteer Physician Award-EyeCare America, 2008 - for services since 1985
Conferred title of Chief Omelurora by King Mbaukwu for multiple medical missions to Nigeria, 2007
American's Top Ophthalmologists-Consumer's Research Council of America, 2002-2003
Strathmore's Who's Who, 2002-2003
National Leadership Award-National Republican Congressional Committee, 2001
Certificate of Appreciation-EyeCare American Volunteer, 2001
Wayne State University-25 years of professional service in medicine with distinction, 1998
Distinguished Physician Award-The Minority Health Institute, 1996
President Bill Clinton Commendation-Many years of dedicated service, 1994
Commission Physician-California State Athletic Commission, 1982-89
Commission Physician-Ad Hoc Select Committee on Professional Boxing and Licensing, 1985-88
California Senate Medi-Cal Task Force Committee, 1983-89
California Committee on Health and Welfare, 1983-85
Medical Advisory Commission-Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, 1984
L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley Commendation-Outstanding professional & community achievement, 1982
California State Assembly Commendation-Immeasurable contribution tward diabetic eye care, 1982
Los Angeles City Council Commendation-Outstanding service to senior citizens, 1981
Outstanding Young Men in America Award, 1975
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Publications

Vaughn L. (2002) Black People and Their Place in World History. Los Angeles: self published.
Vaughn, L. "Diabetic Retinopathy." Western Journal of Medicine, 1982.
Vaughn, L., Pruett, R. "A Shot between the Eyes." Annuals of Opthalmology, 1982.
Vaughn L., Schepens, C. "Progressive Lenticular Astigmatism Associated with Colobomas of the Iris, Lens, and Choroid: Case Report." Annuals of Ophthalmology, 1981.
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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

We accept most insurance plans. There's no need for authorization or referral from your primary doctor if your insurance is not an HMO or if you have a vision plan. We accept some HMO's with authorization from your primary care doctor. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed below.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Care1st
Cigna
Davis Vision
EyeMed
Medi-Cal
Medicare
MESVision
Spectera
Tricare
UnitedHealthcare
VSP
Location
Vaughn, Leroy, MD
323 North Prairie Avenue, Suite 217
Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA 90301
Phone: 310-896-4799
Fax: 310-412-0066
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310-896-4799

Leroy Vaughn, MD
323 North Prairie Avenue, Suite 217
Inglewood, Los Angeles, CA 90301