Dr. Henry Kaufman IV, MD

Dr. Henry Kaufman IV, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Henry Kaufman IV, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in surgical oncology, oncology, and more.

457 Heymann Blvd

Lafayette, LA 70503

Contact Information

(337) 237-5774

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Humana
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman IV "Specializing in general surgery and the surgical care of cancers of the skin, soft tissues, and abdominal, pelvic, and endocrine organs."

3  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

113  Conditions Treated

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71  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • James Cancer Hospital and Solove Rsch Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufman IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaufman IV's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman IV to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Kaufman IV's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

You are treated as a person not a number. His surgical skills are above reproach.
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Dr. Kaufman and his staff are amazing. I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Kaufman while hospitalized at Lafayette General. Yes I say privileged because I had been sick for almost a year. I had been in and out of the hospital 10-12 times in that year. I Honestly believe if not for him I would...more
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