Dr. Andrew Kaufman, MD

Dr. Andrew Kaufman, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Andrew Kaufman, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

10 Union Sq E # 5B

New York, NY 10003

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Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 16 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kaufman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufman performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kaufman performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufman treats Lung Cancer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaufman treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufman performs Lung Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaufman performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kaufman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Achalasia
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Germ Cell Tumor
  • Impella Device
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Surgery
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Andrew J. Kaufman, an expert in advanced minimally invasive thoracic surgery and thoracic surgical oncology, is the Director of The Thoracic Surgery Airway Program and The Asian Thoracic Surgery Program at Mount Sinai, as well as the Associate P...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2010
Memorial Sloan-Kettering/New York-Presbyterian Hospital Thoracic Track
Fellowship Hospital
2008
NYU School of Medicne Dept of Surgery
Residency Hospital
2001
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School
2010
2008
2001

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaufman

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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1199SEIU
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Health Net
HealthFirst
HealthFirst HMO
HealthPlus
HIP Health Plan of New York
MagnaCare
Medicaid
MetroPlus Health Plan
Family Health Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Oxford Health Plans HMO
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
VNS Choice
VNS Choice Medicare
WellCare