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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Elbow Surgery
Hand,Wrist,and/or Upper Extremity Surgery
Hand Surgery
Wrist Surgery
Finger(s) Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC East
UPMC Monroeville Surgery Center
UPMC Presbyterian

Language Spoken:
German

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
622 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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UPMC at Oxford Drive
600 Oxford Dr.
Suite 200
Monroeville, PA 15146
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA


Fellowships:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia Hand Center,
Philadelphia, PA



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September 07, 2017

from my ER visit at East, prompt appt with dr kaufmann the next morning, to surgery at Montefiore on Friday......very impressed with the level of care I received for my broken wrist. Check in, xRay, ER staff, Dr Kaufmann and Fellow, surgical staff and especially anesthesia team were superb.

September 05, 2017

I was able to come in with a problem, and leave allot more level headed. The issues were handled promptly and better than I could have hoped for. would definitely recommend.

September 05, 2017

The oung man at the desk was very friendly. The doctors and PAs were helpful and clear.

August 29, 2017

Top notch professionals! Dr Kaufman is great!

August 24, 2017

Dr. Kauffman operated on my right arm. I was totally happy with all aspects of pre and post op care

August 22, 2017

He seemed less concerned than I had expected about the return of symptoms that had led to my surgery.

August 22, 2017

very friendly and efficient

August 03, 2017

It's all good.

August 03, 2017

my hand still swelling he didn't have an answer I don't think he could of cared one way or the other. I traveled 2 hours to find better care and what a waste of my time and apparently his too

August 03, 2017

always a very good experience