Dr. Ava Kaufman, MD

Dr. Ava Kaufman, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 65
(13)
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Dr. Ava Kaufman, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine and internal medicine.

8218 Wisconsin Ave Ste 103

Bethesda, MD 20814

Contact Information

(301) 215-8480

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaufman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
high
more than 90% of peers
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
high
more than 87% of peers
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Kaufman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

171  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • George Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • George Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kaufman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Please see my yelp review for full story... nut shell- after 10 years of experience with Dr Kauffmans. She has proven to me that her incompetence is profound. Originally, I thought she just wasn't the best/had poor bedside manner. Now I am convinced she is completely inept. Actually considering...more
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