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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology
Neurovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.5 Stars
146 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St.
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 471-4772
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

MD, Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Residency:
Montefiore Medical Center,
Bronx, NY




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August 01, 2019

good

July 16, 2019

during my initial visit dr. Kaufman did not seem to have a very good bedside manner he was not rude however he was very quick and I felt like he did not spend enough time explaining things to me. dr. Kaufman did lumbar spinal fusion on me and I am very pleased with the results upon my second visit he seemed much more approachable and friendly.

June 06, 2019

Good outcome from the appt., although would like more discussion of the test results .

June 06, 2019

Everyone there was very nice and the nurse we had was extremely nice!!!

May 23, 2019

I'm so thankful that I found a surgeon to believe me about my pain and confirmed what I thought after the surgery

May 09, 2019

nice dr and staff

May 09, 2019

The best surgeon I've had and recovery is easier than in the past.

May 02, 2019

scheduled c t scan prior to office visit, allowing me to get all completed in one trip to hospital. initially met with dr. Kaufman s PA- sally. she was very thorough and helpful and professional, quite impressive.

April 30, 2019

reviewed the mri test and explained everything.

April 30, 2019

Good provider