Vaughan_BrooksAssociate Professor
Medical Director, Neurosurgical Pituitary Disorders Clinic
Division of Endocrinolgy, Diabetes and Metabolism
Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

For an Appointment at the Kirklin Clinic:

Telephone: (205) 996-3636 (or ENDO)
Fax: (205) 801-8798

Areas of Interest:

Pituitary Disease
Clinic trials in pituitary disorders

Dr. Vaughan is originally from Birmingham. He attended the University of Minnesota and completed a residency in internal medicine and pediatrics. He returned home to UAB to complete an adult endocrinology fellowship and became faculty in 2006.

He is currently the medical director of the Neurosurgical Pituitary Disorders Clinic which sees hundreds of patients yearly with pituitary disease. He has conducted clinical trials in acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and growth hormone deficiency.

He also sees patients at the Birmingham VA medical center, and is highly involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

Education and Training:
Medcial School:
 University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2000
Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2004
Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2006

American Board of Pediatrics, 2007
Americal Board of Internal Medicine, 2004
American Board of Internal Medicine/Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2006
Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid
Certified Clinical Densitometrist

Recent Publications:

Vaughan TB, Blevins LS, Vaphiades MS, Wand G. Mulitmodal Assessment in Pituitary and Parapituitary Lesions. Schmidek and Sweet Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, 6th edition. Elsevier Publications, 2010. In press.
Vaughan, TB. The Appropriate Use of Testosterone and Growth Hormone in Medical Practice. Alabama Board of Medial Examiners Newsletter. January 2008.
Vaughan TB, Ovalle F, Moreland E. Vascular Disease in Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research. Jan 2008.
Vaughan TB, Bell DSH. Diabetic cardiomyopathy. Heart Failure Clinics of North America, 2006 Jan; 2(1): 71-80.
Vaughan TB, Bell DSH. Statin neuropathy masquerading as diabetic autoimmune polyneuropathy. Diabetes Care. 2005 Aug;28(8):2082.
Vaughan TB, Bell DSH. Stockpiling of Ovarian Follicles and the Response to Rosiglitazone. Diabetes Care, 2005 Sep;28(9):2333-4.
Marjanska M, Henry PG, Bolan PJ, Vaughan B, Seaquist ER, Gruetter R, Ugurbil K, Garwood M. Uncovering hidden in vivo resonances using editing based on localized TOCSY. Magn Reson Med 2005 Apr;53(4):783-9.

Contact Information:
Location: The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, 4th Floor
Appointment Phone: 205-996-3636

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