Medical School
UAB School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Orthopedic Residency
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA

Dr. Loy Vaughan is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. A native of North Shelby County, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his medical degree from UAB School of Medicine. After medical school, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, LA. He sees patients with any musculoskeletal condition but has particular interest in shoulder, hip, and knee joint replacement, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and fracture care. His wife Kristen is a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. In his spare time, Dr. Vaughan enjoys exercising, traveling, hiking, snow skiing, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his son Chris and twins Sam and Addi.

extensive experience in the
management of complex
conditions, Diagnosis and
treatment of:

- General Orthopedics

- Orthopedic Sports Medicine

- Orthopedic Hand, Wrist,
and Upper Extremity

- Orthopedic Foot, Ankle,
and Lower Extremity

Upper Extremity

Upper extremity injuries can happen to anyone at anytime. Dr. Loy Vaughan treats a wide range of conditions that affect the structures in the upper limbs, including the shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand. He is dedicated to individualized care for every patient.


Non-surgical spine may be right for you. Schedule an appointment to see if a conservative treatment approaches is right for you. Dr. Loy Vaughan aims to eliminate pain at the site. Non-surgical rehabilitation may effectively relieve your pain, while improving function, and promoting healing.

General Orthopedics

Dr. Loy Vaughan is a general orthopedic surgeon delivering s a wide range of procedures that aim to diagnose, treat, and manage various musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Are you tired of living with musculoskeletal pain?Dr. Vaughan is a skilled orthopedic specialist here to help you get back on your feet and enjoy life to the fullest.

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

When it comes to sports related injuries such as ligament tears, muscle strains, fracture care, Dr. Loy Vaughan is dedicated to your treatment plan. His comprehensive approach, minimally invasive procedures and innovative techniques are sure to get you back in the game.

Lower Extremity

Lower extremity conditions affect the hip, thigh, knee, calf, ankle, and foot. Dr. Loy Vaughan utilizes the most innovative procedures to deliver the best out comes for his patients. With minimally invasive procedures you can minimize your recovery time. Call to schedule an appointment today.

Joint Replacement

Dr. Vaughan is certified in total knee, partial knee, and hip replacement surgeries utilizing The Mako’s robotic-assisted system. Joint replacement surgery is typically recommended for individuals who have joint disease,which can be caused by conditions such as degenerative arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, fractures of the femoral neck, or functional deformities of the hip. These conditions can cause significant pain, reduced mobility, and decreased quality of life for patients, and joint replacement surgery can help alleviate these symptoms by replacing the damaged joint with an artificial one. The use of robotic assistance in joint replacement surgery, such as The Mako system, can enhance the precision and accuracy of the procedure, potentially leading to better outcomes and faster recovery times for patients. Patients considering joint replacement surgery should consult with a qualified orthopedic surgeon like Dr. Vaughan to determine if it is the right treatment option for their specific condition and needs.


We are thrilled to announce the newest member of our joint replacement team, Dr. Loy Vaughan. With a passion for transforming lives through joint replacement surgery, Dr. Loy Vaughan brings exceptional expertise, compassion, and a commitment to delivering outstanding patient care. Join us in welcoming Dr. Loy Vaughan to our esteemed team of orthopedic surgeons.

Dr. Loy Vaughan is well-versed in the latest advancements in joint replacement surgery. With a deep understanding of innovative surgical techniques and prosthetic technologies, Dr. Loy Vaughan delivers precision and optimal outcomes for patients seeking joint pain relief.

Dr. Loy Vaughan understands that joint pain can significantly impact one’s quality of life. With empathy and compassion, Dr. Loy Vaughan takes the time to listen, educate, and address patients’ concerns, ensuring they are comfortable and confident throughout their joint replacement journey.

Dr. Loy Vaughan is a highly accomplished orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery. With a robust educational background, extensive training, and a successful track record, Dr. Loy Vaughan is dedicated to delivering exceptional surgical outcomes.

Schedule Your Consultation Today!

Experience the exceptional care and surgical expertise of Dr. Loy Vaughan. Call our office for an appointment today! Discover how Dr. Loy Vaughan and our joint replacement team can help you regain mobility, alleviate joint pain, and improve your overall quality of life.


Dr. Loy Vaughan, understands the vital role that your musculoskeletal system plays in your daily life. Whether you’re recovering from an injury, managing a chronic condition, or seeking to optimize your performance, Dr. Loy Vaughan is dedicated to provide specialized care for your recovery. With his expertise, compassion, and commitment to your well-being, he aims to help you regain strength, mobility, and independence.

Dr. Loy Vaughan is an experienced surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the shoulders, elbows, wrists, and hands. From fractures and dislocations to nerve compression and tendon injuries, he offers a comprehensive range of surgical and non-surgical interventions to restore function and alleviate pain.

When it comes to conditions affecting the hips, knees, ankles, and feet Dr. Loy Vaughan has a dedicated focus to your full recovery. Whether you’re dealing with arthritis, ligament tears, or degenerative conditions, he utilizes advanced surgical techniques and innovative treatments to help you regain mobility, improve stability, and enhance overall function.

Let Dr. Loy Vaughan help you regain strength, mobility, and independence, so you can embrace a life without limitations. 

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We understand the urgency of your orthopedic needs, which is why we prioritize prompt and efficient care. Dr. Loy Vaughan  works diligently to accurately diagnose your orthopedic condition, develop a comprehensive treatment plan, and schedule procedures as needed. At Alabama Bone and Joint Clinic we value your time and strive to minimize wait times and delays.

Don’t let orthopedic conditions hinder your quality of life any longer. Take the first step towards a pain-free and active future by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Vaughan today. Reclaim your independence, regain your mobility, and embrace a life without limits!

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