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Thomas Vaughn MD

Thomas Vaughn M.D. provides treatment and hope at the fertility center of Austin.

Women and men facing infertility can count on Thomas Vaughn MD and our fertility center of Austin to give them an accurate infertility diagnosis and develop a customized treatment plan to help them achieve their family-building goals. Our award-winning Austin fertility doctor offers a wealth of experience and kindness to all of his patients.

In addition to helping his patients at Texas Fertility Center (TFC), this renowned fertility doctor publishes research that clinics around the country and the world implement. He also educates the latest generation of fertility doctors as a professor.

Dr. Vaughn received exceptional medical education and training

A native of Dallas, Thomas Vaughn MD earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin.

He went to medical school and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Our Austin fertility doctor attended the Duke University Medical Center to earn his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

Thomas Vaughn M.D. has always been a trailblazer in infertility

Dr. Vaughn founded TFC in 1980 and he has been helping patients become parents at our fertility center of Austin ever since. In his role as an Austin fertility doctor, he provides infertility diagnoses and develops fertility treatment plans that include basic and advanced options.

  • Ovulation induction
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF)
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Donor sperm, egg and embryo services
  • Egg freezing

He enjoys giving patients options in their fertility care, and is well versed in all treatments. Our Austin fertility doctor believes the right infertility diagnosis is the key to finding the right treatment.

Our Austin fertility doctor founded Austin’s only in vitro fertilization program at St. David’s Hospital and has served as the president of medical staff at Seton Hospital. He is also a researcher whose findings have helped improve the practice of reproductive medicine.

To learn how Thomas Vaughn MD can help you bring home a healthy baby, contact us to schedule an appointment. He can help you overcome barriers to conception.

Dr. Vaughn’s fertility research

2012 Silverberg, K, Vaughn, T, Hansard, L, Burger, N and Minter, T. – Vaginal (Crinone 8%) gel vs. intramuscular progesterone in oil for luteal phase support in in vitro fertilization: a large prospective trial – Fertil Steril – VOL. 97 NO. 2 / February, 2012.
2010 Szyller A, Silverberg K, Crumb R, Vaughn T, Hansard L, Burger N. – A Prospective, Observational, Comparative Single Center Trial to Predict In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer Outcome by Ovarian Ultrasound Doppler Measurements. – Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine, San Diego, CA, March, 2010
2010 Silverberg K, Vaughn T, Hansard L, Burger N, Minter T. – Progesterone Vaginal Gel vs. Intramuscular Progesterone in Oil for Luteal Support in IVF: A Large, Prospective Trial. – Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Denver, CO. October, 2010
2010 Vaughn T, Silverberg K, Hansard L, Burger N. – Selection of Young Patients Using Strict Criteria Allows an Excellent Chance of Pregnancy When Transferring a Single Embryo While Avoiding a High Risk of Multple Gestation. – Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Denver, CO. October, 2010
2009 Szyller A, Silverberg K, Crumb R, Vaughn T, Burger N, Hansard L. – Ovarian Stromal Vascularity Evaluated By Doppler Correlates With The Dose Of FSH Used During in vitro fertilization(IVF) Stimulation.– Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Atlanta, GA. October, 2009.


2011 - 2018 Patient’s Choice Award
2012 - 2018 Top Doctors ™ by Castle Connolly and U.S. News & World Report
2009 - Present Austin’s Best Doctors, Austin Monthly
2009 - Present The Best Doctors in America (Registry #135193)
2013 Top 10 Doctor for Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Northwest Hills – Far West, Austin, Texas
2013 Top Endocrinologist in Austin, Texas, The Leading Physicians of The World
2012 Most Compassionate Doctor
2012 Top Obstetrician/Gynecologist in Austin, Texas – (International Assoc of Obstetricians & Gynecologist
2012 Best Fertility Expert Austin, Texas Austin Birth Awards
2010-2013 America’s Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists
2008 Finalist, Distinguished Surgeon of the Year – Association of Operating Room Nurses, Austin Chapter
2004-Present Texas Super Doctors
2000-01 Stratmore’s Who’s Who – Honored Member
1999 Who’s Who (National Registry – Life Member)
1998 Outstanding America
1998 Who’s Who for Executives & Professionals
1998 Who’s Who (National Registry #12265)
1996-97 The Best Doctors in American (Registry #135193)
1996 International Who’s Who of Professionals
1995 Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals
1986 Who’s Who in Texas Today
1986 Who’s Who in Texas
1985 Who’s Who in Austin, Austin Business Journal
1979 Jeanne B. Kempner Scholarship (Research Grant)
1978 Outstanding Young Men of America
1974 Who’s Who Among Students of American Colleges and Universities
1972-74 Mu Delta Honorary Service Society
1970 BA Degree with Honors (Mathematics Major)
1968-70 Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med Honorary Society)
1967 Honor Roll University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
1966-67 Finalist for Freshman Math Student of the Year, University of Texas, Arlington, TX
Patient's Choice Award Austin Top Doctors Super Doctors Texas