Dr. David I. Kaufman, MD

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Dr. David I. Kaufman, MD

Breast Surgery | Male

Breast Care Speacialists 4230 Hempstead Tpke Ste 101, Bethpage, NY 11714 Get Directions
(516) 520-1480

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Dr. David I Kaufman is a leading Breast Cancer Surgeon on Long Island as well as an expert in non-cancerous or benign breast diseases. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Kaufman has been listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons 2002-2012. In 2003, he was honored as a Physician of Distinction by the American Cancer Society. He has also received The Patients Choice Award and the Healing Hero Award.Read more

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vista Health Plan
  • Vytra Health Plans

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Dr. Kaufman's Review Details
4.8 based on 124 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Kaufman
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (124)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (124)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (124)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kaufman's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (123)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (124)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (124)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (120)
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in Bethpage, NY |
Fabulous staff. Love them.
in Bethpage, NY |
Have not seen Dr. Kaufman since after my surgery. Only see Marisa now and that is fine.
in Bethpage, NY |
Love this office - They give you excellent care with compassion and expertise !
in Bethpage, NY |
Dr. Kaufman is very nice and understanding.
in Bethpage, NY |
I have been seeing Dr. Kaufman and staff for 15+ years. Love them!
in Bethpage, NY |
I have been coming here for years and it has always been a consistent and caring experience.
in Bethpage, NY |
I found the doctor and all in the office are very accommodating.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa always takes her time with me - answers all my questions Great Bedside Manner !
in New York, NY |
Excellent care and service. Very kind and caring for a sensitive subject. Feel very comfortable with all staff.
in Harrison, NJ |
Very courteous staff. Dr. Kaufman and Marisa Rizzi N.P. are very knowledgeable and addressed all my concerns.
in New York, NY |
Marisa is very caring. Makes me feel relaxed and comfortable.
in New York, NY |
Always kind and helpful and thorough.
in Bethpage, NY |
Dr. Kaufman has been great with me when I had surgery and great staff.
in Bronx, NY |
Very thorough and pleasant.
in Bethpage, NY |
Always professional, never a problem.
in Bethpage, NY |
I had confidence in Dr. Kaufman when I met him. I think his staff and he are comfortable and knowledgeable.
in Bethpage, NY |
As alway a great experience w/staff and Marisa. Very pleasant and knowledgeable.
in Bethpage, NY |
Wonderful care. I know I can call anytime if any concerns arise and be seen quickly. Super friendly staff.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is a very caring cheerful person. Always listening and offering instruction.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is very concerned, caring, always asks if you have questions. Makes you feel comfortable , if you have any questions or concerns.
in Bethpage, NY |
Doctors are great here. They take time to listen and explain anything you ask about. They do not rush you out.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is always pleasant and asks how I am doing and will listen if I have any problems.
in Bethpage, NY |
Very quick appointment. Waited much less than in the past. Great Job. Marisa is great!
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is always professional and courteous. She will take the time to answer any questions you may have. She is also very thorough.
in New York, NY |
he is an excellent person that i was meet with him in my last need.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is very accommodating. Very pleasant.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa always takes her time with me and answers all my questions. Makes me feel comfortable.
in Bethpage, NY |
Nurse practitioner Marisa is excellent.
in Bethpage, NY |
Love Marisa. She goes beyond her duties, so friendly and accurate and explains everything.
in Bethpage, NY |
I always feel relieved after Marisa examines me. I leave here with a positive state of mind until my next 6 month visit.
in Bethpage, NY |
She answered all my questions. Explained my test and finding. I feel very comfortable with her. She has a gentle touch that does not cause much discomfort and I feel she gives me a good exam.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is excellent. She answers all questions and does not rush me.
in Bethpage, NY |
Staff always pleasant and knowledgeable.
in Bethpage, NY |
I love this office! Everyone is so sweet! They make you feel like family. Marisa is so thorough.
in Bethpage, NY |
NP is very friendly and caring. We really appreciate it. Thank you.
in Bethpage, NY |
Always makes me feel very comfortable. Always polite and caring. Never rushes you once you are in the room. Takes her time and makes sure you understand everything.
in Bethpage, NY |
Nurse practitioner is very kind. Goes over any issues and explains. Asks if you have any questions and give info that is requested.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is extremely thorough. I feel very confident with her.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is wonderful. She makes me feel comfortable, which is difficult when someone is touching your breasts.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is a professional and an asset to your office.
in Bethpage, NY |
Office staff and Marisa Rizzi, NP were professional and caring.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is wonderful-explained results clearly and fully.
in Bethpage, NY |
Feel very comfortable with Marisa-have not seen Dr. Kaufman except when Marisa or sono shows a problem- then he is wonderful too!
in New York, NY |
Love her (Marisa Rizzi, NP). She is the best, found my problem right away. Very thankful to have her as my doctor.
in New York, NY |
As always Marisa and staff are terrific! 10 plus!
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    Specialties

    • Breast Surgery
    • Breast Oncology

    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Breast Abscess
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Duct Papilloma
    • Breast Fibroadenoma
    • Breast Tumor

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Brachytherapy
    • Breast Cancer Treatment
    • Breast Exam
    • Breast MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
    • Breast Needle Localization
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Cancer Counseling
    • Lumpectomy
    • Mammography Services
    • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
    • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
    • Mastectomy
    • Ultrasound, Breast

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for New York.

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    • 0
      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Fifth Pathway University MD School Med

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      New York Infirm Beekman Downtown Hospital

      Completed in 1990

    • Undergraduate School
      State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook

      Graduated in 1982

    • Other Education
      FACS

      Completed in 1991

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    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 Breast Surgery
    • Board certified in General Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Kaufman's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kaufman

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Kaufman's Care Philosophy

    Dr. David I Kaufman is a leading Breast Cancer Surgeon on Long Island as well as an expert in non-cancerous or benign breast diseases. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Kaufman has been listed in the Guide to America's Top Surgeons 2002-2012. In 2003, he was honored as a Physician of Distinction by the American Cancer Society. He has also received The Patients Choice Award and the Healing Hero Award.