Dr. Scott Kaufman, DO

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 52

8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Dr. Kaufman:

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Dr. Kaufman's Experience

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Dr. Kaufman's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Kaufman Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Kaufman Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Community Hospital
901 Macarthur Boulevard
Munster, IN 46321
Methodist Hospitals - Northlake
600 Grant Street
Gary, IN 46402

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kaufman

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
8701 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Northwest Indiana Crdvsclr Physical
2000 Roosevelt Rd Suite 103
Valparaiso, IN 46383
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    Dr. Kaufman's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Electrophysiological Studies
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Kaufman

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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

    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    Advocate Il Masonic Med Center
    Chicago Osteo Hosps and M C
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kaufman & Staff

    • English
    • Arabic
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kaufman'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. Kaufman has admitting privileges:

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    • Community Hospital

    • Saint Catherine Hospital

    • Methodist Hospitals - Northlake

    • Saint Mary Medical Center

    • Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kaufman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends

    1 response
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
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    1 response
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 1 response
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kaufman accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    8701 Broadway
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 738-5770 (Office)
    B
    Northwest Indiana Crdvsclr Physical
    2000 Roosevelt Rd Suite 103
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-9419 (Office)
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