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Stillwater Surgical Associates

Our Surgical Service Specialists

Our staff is comprised of a team of experienced medical and surgical professionals. Together, their knowledge and skills are the strength behind the most effective and successful surgical care in north-central Oklahoma.

Meet our Physicians

Care Pence, MD

Cara Pence, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Pence is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She attended the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine and graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern State University with a Bachelor of Science in biology.

Jerrod Vaughn, MD

Jerrod Vaughn, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Vaughn is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and loves all aspects of general surgery, with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic and colon cancer surgery. He focuses on problem-solving an accurate diagnosis with the goal of seeing his patients almost immediately improve and thrive after surgical correction.

Darby Pope, MD

G. Darby Pope, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Pope is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He attended The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering.

James Zwanch, DO

James C. Zwanch, D.O.

Dr. Zwanch is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. He attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Premedicine. Dr. Zwanch enjoys all aspects of general surgery with a clinical focus on advanced laparoscopic procedures.

Surgeons distinguished F.A.C.S. show that their “education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College.”

 

Meet our Advanced Practice Providers

Jason Beaver

Jason Beaver, PA-C

Jason received his Master's of Health Science – Physician Associate Degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, Okla., in 2014, receiving specific training in orthopedic trauma, sports medicine, joint replacement and general orthopedics.

Rahmah Hall, Pa-C

Rahmah Hall, PA-C

Rahmah Hall is a board-certified PA working at Stillwater Surgical Associates and Dorothy Blackwell Wound Care under the supervision of Dr. Pence. She attended University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Medicine, Physician Associate Program and graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Medical Technology.

Kyndell Weder, PA-C

Kyndell Weder, PA-C

Kyndell Weder is a board-certified PA working at Stillwater Surgical Associates under the supervision of Dr. Vaughn. She attended Oklahoma City University, Physician Assistant Program and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science as well as a Master of Science degree in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.