Dr. William P Vaughan MD Hematologist

Dr. William Vaughan is a hematologist in Birmingham, Alabama and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including The Children's Hospital of Alabama and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Vaughan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at The Children's Hospital of Alabama and one of 20 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Hospital Affiliation

The Children's Hospital of Alabama

University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972–1975

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1975–1977

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 39 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 35 years in Medical Oncology

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FASCO), American Society of Clinical Oncologists

Publications & Presentations

Amelioration of oral mucositis pain by NASA near-infrared light-emitting diodes in bone marrow transplant patients.
Hodgson, B.D., Margolis, D.M., Salzman, D.E., Eastwood, D., Tarima, S., Williams, L.D., Sande, J.E., Vaughan, W.P., Whelan, H.T.

Host genetic variants in the interleukin-6 promoter predict poor outcome in patients with estrogen receptor-positive, node-positive breast cancer.
DeMichele, A., Gray, R., Horn, M., Chen, J., Aplenc, R., Vaughan, W.P., Tallman, M.S.

The long road to a cure for acute myelocytic leukemia: from intensity to specificity.
Vaughan, W.P., Karp, J.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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