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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:
4.7 Stars
562 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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March 14, 2017

very fast attention to a serious problem due to a work injury.

March 13, 2017

Doctor and resident were good, remaining personnel had little interaction because it was not needed for my situation

March 13, 2017

I think Dr. Kaufmann and his team are excellent!

March 07, 2017

Good experience.

March 06, 2017

I received more information and hope in 20 minutes with Dr. Kaufmann then I have in the last 20 months with my other Doctor

March 06, 2017

Very please with my experience with Dr. Kaufmann. He took his time to discuss my condition and offered reasonable options to treating my arthritic thumb.

March 02, 2017

dr. Kaufman and his partner help me very well explain to me about tennis elbow and the exercise I need to do and he gave me an injection in my left elbow which is starting the help thank you I'm glad dr. Bass had me go to dr. Kaufman thank you have a good day

March 02, 2017

Dr. seemed rush and didn't stay in room long enough for me to ask any questions that I had. Tried to contact someone in the office after my appointment because I needed to know what restrictions I had, if any, and three days later still have not heard back.

February 27, 2017

Dr. Kaufmann was professional, articulate, and thorough in his examination and recommendations for options s/p wrist fracture.

February 27, 2017

Dr. Kaufman is so understanding, kind, and explains things quite well.