Dr. James Kaufman, MD

Dr. James Kaufman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. James Kaufman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hurst, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

809 W Harwood Rd Ste 211

Hurst, TX 76054

Contact Information

(817) 337-0143

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kaufman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
normal
more than 58% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 40% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 34% of peers

Dr. Kaufman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kaufman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "DR. KAUFMAN IS A NEUROSURGEON SPECIALIZING IN COMPLEX SPINE SURGERY. HE HAS PUBLISHED ARTICLES, MANUSCRIPTS, ANO ABSTRACTS ON COMPLEX SPINAL DISORDERS. DR. KAUFMAN UTILIZES R MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO TREATING DISEASES/DISORDERS OF THE SPINE, INCLUDING NON-SURGICAL AS WELL AS SURGICAL SOLUTIONS."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "We are passionate about serving our patients neurosurgical and rehabilitation needs and help our patients to become pain free."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kaufman does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis

16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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

4 Board Actions
  • Substandard Care (3/3/2017)
    Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (3/4/2016)
    Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (8/28/2015)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas
  • Non-Disciplinary Action (8/30/2013)
    Action Taken: Other actions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • Rose-Hilman Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Indiana Univ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • In University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

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

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
45 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Kaufman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I've seen Dr Kaufman for years. He saved my life and his new staff has done a terrific job with communication and speed of my visits!
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Dr. Kaufman was wonderful! I chose him because he specializes in complex conditions. Explained my condition and what the plan for my care was. I feel great and would highly recommend him to everyone. Thanks Dr. Kaufman
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This guy is great at prescribing pain pills. As for doing my surgery, no thanks! He told me i needed a much more extensive and dangerous surgery than i needed. Then i get to the hospital day of surgery to find out this scary little out patient hospital isnt even covered by my insurance. But i also...more
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I absolutely love Dr Kaufman. He has performed multiple low lumbar surgeries on me. Ranging from a 360* low lumbar to laminectomy , and disctinectomy . He makes me laugh when I am crying from pain, he answers my calls day and night. He is my doctor and my friend. A miracle worker on my spine...more
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I was told 3 times my insurance was accepted, only to get billed twice because it was NOT! I waited over one and one half hours in the exam room both visits! Both times I could hear conversations and much laughter outside the room. Totally unacceptable!!! Both times no one else was even in waiting...more
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