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Dr. David Kaufmann, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Kaufmann

Dr. David Kaufmann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(412) 471-4772

Dr. Kaufmann accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
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Dr. Kaufmann's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufmann treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kaufmann treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufmann treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kaufmann treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kaufmann treats Brain Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kaufmann treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kaufmann's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Kaufmann, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Albert Einstein Coll Med
Residency Hospital
1995
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994
Yeshiva U, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1999
1995
1994

Awards

Dr. Kaufmann's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaufmann

2.5

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
31.57894736842105%
(6)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
57.89473684210526%
(11)

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great experience so far treated us very professional . Went back a 2nd time he is a very good surgeon .
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Never again will I ever see him again. I have severe foraminal stenosis which is totally debillating. Before he operated on me I asked him about that because I read it in the MRI report. He just shrugged it off. Back then over a year and a half ago I did not fully umderstandy condition. He did a...Read More
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The doctor spent 5 minutes in the room with me. Didn’t even do any physical exam. He had no interest in helping. He made me feel as if I was wasting his time. I was referred to him by my regular neurologist so it’s not like I was there for no reason. The RN that was with him was of more help and...Read More
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Dr Kaufman is a good surgeon. Does his bedside manor have anything to do with his skills in the operating room?
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He has no bed side mannor.
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Pittsburgh, PA