Dr. Robert A. Kaufmann, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 44

125 Daugherty Dr Suite 100
Monroeville, PA 15146
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Dr. Kaufmann's Experience

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Dr. Kaufmann's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Kaufmann Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
3471 5th Ave Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
UPMC Monroeville Surgery Center
UPMC Monroeville Surgery Center
125 Daugherty Dr Suite 100
Monroeville, PA 15146
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    Dr. Kaufmann's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery, 2010
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2006
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Kaufmann

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Temple University
    Graduated in 1997
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kaufmann & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Kaufmann's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Kaufmann has admitting privileges:

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    • The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus

    • Upmc Mercy

    • UPMC Presbyterian

    • Upmc Shadyside

    • UPMC St. Margaret

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kaufmann

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufmann to family and friends

    37 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Kaufmann's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 37 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kaufmann
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    37 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    36 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kaufmann accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • United Healthcare
    • UPMC Health Plan
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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
    3471 5th Ave Suite 1010
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 687-3900 (Office)
    (412) 687-3724 (Fax)
    B
    UPMC Monroeville Surgery Center
    125 Daugherty Dr Suite 100
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 374-9384 (Office)
    C
    UPMC Orthopedic Surgery
    600 Oxford Dr Suite 200
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 432-3681 (Office)
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