Dr. David I. Kaufman, MD

Dr. David I. Kaufman, MD

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Breast Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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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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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

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4.8
based on 147 total surveys (61 with reviews)
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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.
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.
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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.

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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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

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

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Oncology

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
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