Dr. Zaugg is the son of a former FBI agent and as such spent his youth living in multiple states and countries. He founded a love of outdoor sports including scuba diving, snowboarding, and raced motocross for several years. Dr. Zaugg performed stunts for numerous television shows. After suffering a few concussions, Dr. Zaugg developed a fascination for the brain and mind. He studied psychology at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. There, Dr. Zaugg worked as a teaching assistant in psychology before graduating on the Dean’s List.
Dr. Zaugg then moved to Las Vegas in 2012 to study medicine at Touro University Nevada. He worked again as a teaching assistant to his junior medical students and graduated in 2016 in the top quartile of his class.
After completing his medical degree, Dr. Zaugg devoted his love of the brain and the city of Las Vegas to train and specialize in Neurology at Valley Hospital Medical Center. During this time Dr. Zaugg was engaged in research and contributing to national board review databases and served as Chief resident.
Dr. Zaugg currently practices as a neurohospitalist and Unaffiliated Neurotrauma Consultant to the NFL. When he isn’t working, Dr. Zaugg enjoys spending time with his family, volunteering in his community, and tapping into his love of motorsports and the outdoors.