Dr. David Kaufman, MD

Dr. David Kaufman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  

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Dr. David Kaufman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grayslake, IL and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

1475 E Belvidere Rd Ste 185

Grayslake, IL 60030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Network Access
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "I believe in healing the whole person. I partner with my patients to devise the right treatment plan to meet their health and lifestyle goals. My philosophy is to provide excellent, evidence-based care with compassion and precision."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kaufman does not have any board certifications listed.

19  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, San Francisco School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Stanford University Hosps & Clins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kaufman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopedic Association, Member

Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
26 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Hello: My name is Alma Y. Last March I had a hip replacement surgery and I want to share my experience. From the 1st appointment your attention was very kind, professional and gave me an exact diagnosis, all the prosesus made me feel very confident that I would return the mobility of my leg, thank...more
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Extremely friendly a nice guy easy to talk to....A+++ all around....
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I saw Dr. Kaufman for a knee injury that lead to a knee replacement. He and his staff were always professional and courteous. He explained my treatment options, risks and rewards that came with each, and most importantly, listened to my wants and needs to achieve a quality of life I wanted. They...more
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Dr. Kaufman replaced my left knee in March 2018. It was a complicated case – a deformed leg with a metal rod and pins. Today my leg is straight. I have full range of motion, and no pain. I can walk without aids. I am even walking up and down stairs - something I haven't done in more than 5...more
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Competent, professional, friendly, will recommend to all family and friends. I had two knee replacement surgeries at other facilities by other surgeons. When one of the "new" knees went bad after only five years I switched facilities and surgeons to Dr. Kaufman at Lake Forest Hospital. He...more
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