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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology
Neurovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.2 Stars
81 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Mercy Brentwood
4190 Brownsville Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Office Phone:
(412) 471-4772
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UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St.
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 471-4772
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MonValley Healthplex Bldg. - Willow Pointe Plaza
800 Plaza Drive
Suite 160
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
Office Phone:
(412) 471-4772
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

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

Residency:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Bronx, NY


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November 03, 2016

I was amazed at the skill of the surgeon, the effectiveness of the operation (CT release) and the professionalism of Dr. Kauffman and his staff.

October 25, 2016

I was extremely satisfied with all care given.

October 06, 2016

My experience with the staff and doctors at the office at UPMC Mercy is always professional and friendly ! I would definitely refer my co workers and family to this facility .

August 25, 2016

It was the 1st time I met this provider. My regular doctor is in the same practice but unavailable. It was a very good appt. Everyone was excellent. The nurse was above average and very professional. I was impressed

August 10, 2016

The best doctor you can have.

July 05, 2016

I was very happy with the care that was shown to me during and after surgery. I would recommend this provider to my family and friends

July 05, 2016

dr Kaufmann literally spent three minutes in the room with me he seemed very in a hurry after I drove an entire hour to get to that office in very bad pain it just seemed as though I was a bother however the nurses in receptionist were outstanding

June 30, 2016

Always excepting me immediately. Thorough.

June 16, 2016

He listen to what I had to say and answer any questions I had.

June 16, 2016

my visit with dr. kaufman went well