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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology
Neurovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.3 Stars
83 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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UPMC West Mifflin
1907 Lebanon Church Rd.
West Mifflin, PA 15122
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, Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Residency:
Montefiore Medical Center,
Bronx, NY




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January 19, 2017

very good doctor. He let me ask any questions i needed answered. He was familiar with my records. very attentive.

January 12, 2017

This was the first time visit with Dr. Kaufmann and his staff. All the personal, cashier, The RN, and Dr. Kaufmann well very professional in answering our questions and reviewing my past M.R.I.'s of my lower back pain.

January 11, 2017

Very prompt, thorough and knowledgeable staff

December 13, 2016

it is always a good experience when I visit Dr. Kaufmann

December 01, 2016

excellent

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.