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Stillwater Surgical Associates

Our Surgical Service Specialists

Our staff is comprised of Dr. Cara Pence and Dr. Jerrod Vaughn, and 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.

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.




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.”