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Dr. John Kaufmann, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine •  Male • Age 49

  18 Reviews
Dr. Kaufmann

Dignity Health Medical Foundation

1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411 Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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(831) 475-8834

Dr. John Kaufmann, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1997 and specializes in infectious disease medicine.

At a Glance

  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals
  • Friendly staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews

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(831) 475-8834

Dr. Kaufmann accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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He's a wonderful doctor. He listens, he's very thorough, he follows through, always calls promptly with test results, genuinely cares.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I became a Physician to make a difference in the lives of my patients. To treat them with respect and dignity as I would expect members of my family would be treated in their own care.


  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine


Lac Usc
Fellowship Hospital
Kaiser Hospital
Residency Hospital
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


Affiliated Hospitals

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Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)