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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):
UPMC East
UPMC Monroeville Surgical Center
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Language Spoken:
German

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

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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January 23, 2017

just not happy with results of my hand surgery.

January 19, 2017

Dr. Kaufman was an excellent doctor for both my Wife and I. Would definitely recommend him

January 10, 2017

Dr. Kauffman was very rude to us during this visit. maybe he was having a bad day but he has terrible bed side manners. We will not refere anyone to him.

January 10, 2017

aaDr. Kaufman was kind, caring, and insightful.

January 05, 2017

The provider is an excellent physician. I had a bad elbow injury, extensive damage. I had surgery and he did a great job.

January 03, 2017

The care provider is one of the best specialist physicians I have seen in the network. He asked many questions, fully listened to my concerns and we made a collaborative treatment decision.

December 22, 2016

excellent care provider

December 22, 2016

Only good experiences.

December 20, 2016

Dr Kaufmann is a world class physician and surgeon, I have evaluated his credentials and work, very satisfied be fortunate to be his patient.

December 15, 2016

Had to wait too long to see the Doctor.