Dr. David Kaufman, MD

Breast Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
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Dr. David Kaufman, MD
Dr. David Kaufman, MD is a breast surgery doctor who practices in Bethpage, NY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Kaufman is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital, Plainview Hospital, North Shore University Hospital Syosset and Huntington Hospital.

4230 Hempstead Tpke Ste 101

Bethpage, NY 11714

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Dr. David Kaufman, MD

Dr. David Kaufman, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • 5 More

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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.
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Dr. Kaufman's Experience

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


  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Oncology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

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


  • 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.

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.


  • State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Universidad Autonoma De Tamaulipas, Tampico, Facultad De Medicina De Tampico
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Fifth Pathway University MD School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New York Infirm Beekman Downtown Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Facs
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
based on 191 total reviews (85 with comments)
Dr. Kaufman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (85)
in Bethpage, NY |
office is efficient, friendly and well run.
in Bethpage, NY |
Been coming here for 8 years. Had a lumpectomy. Feel very comfortable and cared for. Staff is always available to answer all questions.
in Bethpage, NY |
Very Happy and Wonderful experience O had with this office. Thank you to my OBGYN for recommending Dr. Kaufman to me in 2010.
in Bethpage, NY |
Excellent care, professionalism from Doctor and Nurse Practitioner and care from the office staff.
in Bethpage, NY |
I feel very confident in the care I receive at Dr. Kaufman's office. They are very professional and thorough.
in Bethpage, NY |
After being referred here because of an abnormal mammo, Dr. Kaufman performed a breast biopsy. I was extremely impressed with his knowledgeable and bedside manner. I now come every year for a check-up with Marisa Rizzi. She is a wonderful clinician and I know I am in good hands at this office. I trust them completely.
in Bethpage, NY |
Dr. Kaufman and staff are very professional, friendly and courteous. If you want the best care, come here. Marisa Rizzi the nurse practitioner is very thorough in answering any questions or concerns you have with your breast health.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is wonderful. Staff is also wonderful. So comfortable.
in Bethpage, NY |
I have been coming to this office for 10 years +. Dr. Kaufman and Marisa Rizzi are the best. I am always treated with the upper most care. Recently I moved to Florida but will not give up my visits to his office. Thanks you for always caring.
in Bethpage, NY |
I have been seeing Dr. Kaufman and the nurse practitioner for a long time. It's been 14 years since my surgery. This practice has been the most supportive during the process. Their diagnostic evaluation has been the most detailed and they have always been concerned about the patient and their journey through cancer and recovery.
in Bethpage, NY |
Excellent service and explanation of situation. Very helpful in educating on diagnosis.
in Bethpage, NY |
I visited for my annual breast exam. I feel that Marisa is very thorough. I am satisfied with the care received at this office.
in Bethpage, NY |
I find that my experiences here are most pleasant. The care is highly professional and thorough. I feel confident when I arrive and when I leave. Thank you !
in Bethpage, NY |
in Bethpage, NY |
The staff makes you feel very comfortable. You can ask any questions they always have an answer. They make you feel like you are their only patient. Dr. Kaufman is the best, great bed side manner. Fantastic Doctor. Marisa Rizzi makes easy visit so easy!
in Bethpage, NY |
There is always anxiety coming for the yearly exam, but Marisa is a very calming person and I feel much better having seen her.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is an excellent, professional individual. So comfortable and comforting.
in Bethpage, NY |
It's always a pleasant and professional office environment.
in Bethpage, NY |
The office is clean, efficient and friendly. I feel I get great care from Marisa. I feel my concerns are addressed.
in Bethpage, NY |
Staff is professional and courteous. Nurse practitioner listens and answers all questions is a satisfactory manner. Gives sound advice and support.
in Bethpage, NY |
Since I have a family history of breast cancer, I am a patient of Dr. Kaufman. I have only experienced caring compassionate people in this office. Especially Marisa Rizzi, who I regularly see. I feel that she is a friend.
in Bethpage, NY |
The office environment is secure, safe and comforting. The doctor is understanding, caring and willing to ask questions pertaining to condition.
in Bethpage, NY |
Everyone makes you feel good. They go over everything and they show interest.
in Bethpage, NY |
Everyone was very caring and helpful. I am in very loving hands.
in New York, NY |
Choosing Dr kaufman will be the best decision you can make. He does an unbelievable job He is Caring , compassionate extremely qualified you will have no regrets or doubts about him . When you go for consultation he will sit with you for as long as it takes to answer all of your questions and concerns. I just went through double mastectomy and I am glad I chose Dr. KAUFMAN. HE IS TRULY THE BEST DOCTOR ON LONG ISLAND BELIEVE ME I researched many
in Bethpage, NY |
Have always felt comfortable coming to the office. Doctor and staff is A + !
in Bethpage, NY |
The best Dr. and best staff. Always friendly and courteous. Extremely caring, always a smile by all.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa Rizzi is an excellent nurse practitioner . She is always thorough in her examination. She communicates well when in comes to my condition and particular concerns. I would recommend her to anyone.
in Bethpage, NY |
My breast procedure was handled expertly by Dr. Kaufman. Follow ups with Marisa were also expertly done.
in Bethpage, NY |
Very professional staff, Very pleasant, exam very informative -.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is very pleasant and informative.
in Bethpage, NY |
Took time to ask and explain things. Offered advice and follow up. Make the experience/appointment less stressful.
in Bethpage, NY |
Always feel relieved when I leave.
in Bethpage, NY |
Dr. Kaufman is a wonderful doctor. NP Marisa Rizzi is a caring practitioner. The staff is very caring and professional.
in Bethpage, NY |
Very friendly staff. I feel comfortable with my check-ups and all my questions are answered.
in Bethpage, NY |
Marisa is the best. She is very professional and always takes the time to address questions or concerns.
in Bethpage, NY |
Excellent. Answers all questions to my satisfaction. Everyone is friendly, professional , knowledgeable and courteous.
in Bethpage, NY |
Very good experience as always.
in Bethpage, NY |
I recommend the doctors highly. They are very thorough and they make good decisions regarding my health.
in Bethpage, NY |
Staff is always friendly and courteous. Always a pleasure seeing Marisa for my bi-annual check-ups.
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.
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Dr. Kaufman accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Elect Choice
    Elect Choice EPO
    Golden Choice
    Golden Choice HMO
    Golden Choice PPO
    Health Fund
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    National Advantage
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Traditional Choice
    Traditional Choice POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Medicare Select HMO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Indemnity EPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Select Network HMO
    Select Network POS
    Select Network PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan Admar PPO
    MultiPlan Formost PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
    PHCS Network EPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
    Liberty Plan HMO
    Oxford Health Plans HMO
    Oxford Health Plans POS
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Choice Plus PPO
    Commercial HMO
    Empire Plan
    Golden Rule HMO
    Golden Rule POS
    Golden Rule PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Vista Health Plan
  • Vytra Health Plans

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Hospitals where Dr. Kaufman has admitting privileges

North Shore University Hospital Syosset
221 Jericho Tpke
Syosset, NY 11791
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Huntington Hospital
270 Park Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
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Plainview Hospital
888 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
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Saint Joseph Hospital
4295 Hempstead Tpke
Bethpage, NY 11714
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