David Draughn, MD Surgery Open Now

Dr. David Draughn, MD

Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and General Surgery
Gastonia, NC 28054 (1 other location)
Accepting New Patients Visit Website

Provider Video

Patients’ Perspective

  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About David Draughn MD

Dr. David Draughn, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Gastonia, NC, with another office in Charlotte, NC. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Draughn is affiliated with Caromont Health Regional Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.

David Draughn has received the following award:


Dr. David Draughn has 2 locations

Vein Specialists of the Carolinas 860 Summit Crossing Pl Ste 120 Gastonia, NC 28054
Vein Specialists of the Carolinas 15825 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 240 Charlotte, NC 28277


Dr. David Draughn has the following 4 specialties


1 Award

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.


35 Years Experience

University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1987

Dr. David Draughn Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage

More about Dr. David Draughn

Dr. David Gardner Draughn, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS, Vein Specialist, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (commonly known as “board certified”).

Dr. Draughn treats much more than varicose and spider veins, like phlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, leg swelling and more.

At Vein Specialists of the Carolinas, Dr. Draughn and his team are committed to providing their patients with state of the art treatment for every problem of the venous system. 

Treatment for some people is nothing more than a few injections for spider veins at their first visit. For others with more significant venous problems, it is a step by step process requiring several visits. Some may require lifelong management.

All of the procedures are simple, safe, effective and performed in the office. The Vein Specialists of the Carolinas also offers TELEHEALTH appointments from your home - schedule one today!


Dr. Draughn graduated from medical school at the University of Mississippi in 1987, he did internship at the University of Kentucky, and was a surgical resident at Louisiana State University from 1988-1993, becoming Chief Resident of General Surgery in 1992.

Dr. Draughn practiced General, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery until 2008. Since 2006, has since dedicated his practice to venous disease and helping patients learn about and effectively treat their conditions.

He is a leader in the field and has led multiple studies in vein research.

He is also published in peer reviewed medical journals; Dr. Draughn is truly a forever student and is focused on finding the best solutions to treat his patients for life.