Dr. John Kaufmann, MD

Infectious Disease MedicineMaleAge 51

Dr. Kaufmann
Accepting new patients

Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican

1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411 Santa Cruz, CA 95065

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(831) 475-8834

Dr. John Kaufmann, MD is a Infectious Disease Specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin medical school in 1997. He is affiliated with medical facilities Dominican Hospital and Watsonville Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kaufmann to book an appointment.

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Experience
Background

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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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Dr. Kaufmann's conditions and procedures:

  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Brain Abscess
  • Endocarditis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Meningitis
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Sepsis
  • Septic Embolism
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever

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(831) 475-8834

Dr. Kaufmann accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
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
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Kaufmann's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kaufmann

3.8

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
(12)
4 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.31578947368421%
(5)
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What went well
  • Office environment (17)
  • Staff friendliness (16)
  • Appointment scheduling (14)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (5)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (5)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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Dr Kaufmann is professional, friendly, very clear and involves me in decision making about my care.
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No results
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Rev Suzanne Semmes – Jul 31, 2020
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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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Pattie in Watsonville , CA – Oct 28, 2019
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he listens to you and is very friendly
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linda c wood in Livermore, CA – Jan 08, 2016
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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.

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Los Angeles County - U S C Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Kaiser Hosp
Residency Hospital
1997
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. John Kaufmann, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. John Kaufmann, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kaufmann's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. John Kaufmann, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kaufmann frequently treats Bacterial Sepsis, Sepsis, and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kaufmann treats.

Where is Dr. John Kaufmann, MD's office located?

Dr. Kaufmann's office is located at 1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411, Santa Cruz, CA 95065. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican

Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican1595 Soquel Dr Ste 411 Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Kaufmann is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Dominican Hospital

Santa Cruz, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Watsonville Community Hospital

Watsonville, CA

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average