Clinician team

 Currently Reena Patel and Frances Patmon are taking patients.

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reena Patel, PA-c

Reena received her PA training through the University of Texas, Pan-American.  She moved to Placer County from Houston, Texas.  She treats patients of all ages and is currently taking new patients.


Frances Patmon, FNP

Frances Patmon is a family nurse practitioner with experience as a registered nurse in emergency medicine and as a case manager for patients with Congestive Heart Failure.  She has a PhD from the University of California Davis.  In addition to working at Auburn Medical Group, she also specializes in research focusing on patient experience and innovative technology.  She comes to primary care with a desire to treat patients of all ages but focusing specifically on the older adult population.

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Megan Mobley

We welcome the newest member to our team, Megan Mobley. Megan completed her final rotation as Nurse Practitioner student in the Auburn Medical Group before graduating from Vanderbilt University. She will be seeing new patients, starting in the Fall of 2019.

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Mark and Gregory Gawayne vaughan, M.D.

The uncle and nephew team of the Vaughans, M.D. has been together providing primary care to all ages in their hometown of Auburn since 2014. In addition to seeing patients and supervising medical care in the office, they also host entertaining medical programs on the Auburn Medical Group YouTube channel. Dr. Gawayne is the author of the Dr. Green Knight medical blog. Both physicians serve in leadership of the local independent physician association, Sutter Independent Physicians. Dr. Mark serves on the Board of Directors. Dr. Gawayne serves as Medical Director of Service Excellence.