Dr. Bruce A. Kaufman, MD

Dr. Bruce A. Kaufman, MD

Pediatrics | Male | 60 years old

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His pediatric neurosurgical practice includes general pediatric neurosurgery, but with particular interests in pediatric neuro-oncology (brain tumors, spinal cord tumors), craniosynostosis and craniofacial surgery, spinal dysplasia (spina bifida, tethered cords) and the surgical treatments for spasticity (rhizotomy and baclofen pumps). As the leader of the division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children s Hospital, Dr. Kaufman has tried to create a group that can handle all of the various problems in Pediatric Neurosurgery. He works as a part of a team that includes other pediatric neurosurgeons, physician assistants, and nurses. Dr. Kaufman s goal is that each patient can have their neurosurgical problems addressed at our institution, if not by him then by his team.Read more

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Dr. Kaufman's Care Philosophy

His pediatric neurosurgical practice includes general pediatric neurosurgery, but with particular interests in pediatric neuro-oncology (brain tumors, spinal cord tumors), craniosynostosis and craniofacial surgery, spinal dysplasia (spina bifida, tethered cords) and the surgical treatments for spasticity (rhizotomy and baclofen pumps). As the leader of the division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Children s Hospital, Dr. Kaufman has tried to create a group that can handle all of the various problems in Pediatric Neurosurgery. He works as a part of a team that includes other pediatric neurosurgeons, physician assistants, and nurses. Dr. Kaufman s goal is that each patient can have their neurosurgical problems addressed at our institution, if not by him then by his team.

Dr. Kaufman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatrics
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Memorial Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Spinal Fusion

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