Dr. James K. Kaufman, MD

Dr. James K. Kaufman, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 52 years old

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We are passionate about serving our patients neurosurgical and rehabilitation needs and help our patients to become pain free.Read more

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

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based on 41 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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in Granbury, TX |
Dr Kaufman and his staff are life savers to me. Dr Kaufman takes his profession seriously. Learning new technologies if needed to help his patients. Dr Kaufman is available to his patients 24/7, that shows his dedication to the patient. I have had 3 separate surgeries, all performed by Dr Kaufman and they are a success! I followed his instructions after surgery and did the recommended therapy, even though it was painful at the time, the pain has gone away and I am able to live my life again!
in Aledo, TX |
Dr. Kaufman was extremely informative and helpful when I contacted him for a second opinion for potential cervical spine surgery. He spent as much time with me as I wanted to insure that I was well informed about the condition of my neck, and the choices I had for the way forward. He was able to discuss the MRI findings and implications on an elementary level and an expert level to adequately inform my family of treatment potential.
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Dr. Kaufman's Care Philosophy

We are passionate about serving our patients neurosurgical and rehabilitation needs and help our patients to become pain free.

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 Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 3
    Board Actions

    Dr. Kaufman has 3 board actions

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    • Failure to keep adequate medical records (3/4/2016)
    • Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (8/28/2015)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Non-Disciplinary Action (8/30/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
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Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    West Virginia University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Indiana Univ

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    In University Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Rose-Hilman Institute Of Technology

    Graduated in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery

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