Dr. Jonathan Kaufman, MD

Dr. Jonathan Kaufman, MD

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Dr. Jonathan Kaufman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Zephyrhills, FL. He graduated from Rush Medical College and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

6329 Gall Blvd

Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Kaufman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "Dr. Jonathan Kaufman is an ophthalmologist in Wesley Chapel, FL. He is a Cornell fellowship trained cornea, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Dr. Kaufman specializes in the evaluation and treatment of dry eye, blepharitis, keratoconus, corneal dystrophies, and pterygium. As an eye doctor, Dr. Kaufman is an expert in LASIK, PRK, cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, pterygium removal, and DSAEK (endothelial transplant) surgeries. Dr. Kaufman is a Floridian who grew up in Tampa. He is a graduate of Berkeley Preparatory School, and subsequently graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with University Honors and a bachelor's degree in cellular and molecular biology. His medical training was in Chicago at Rush Medical College. Dr. Kaufman underwent a one year transitional internship at Saint Francis in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kaufman completed his ophthalmology residency at Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX. During his last year of residency he was elected Chief Resident. Dr. Kaufman then completed a one year cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery fellowship in Manhattan at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Dr. Jonathan Kaufman practices ophthalmology in Wesley Chapel, Zephyrhills, Bushnell, and Sun City Center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "Stuart J. Kaufman, MD founded the Kaufman Eye Institute in 1981. For more than thirty years, the Kaufman Eye Institute's unwavering commitment to personalized patient care, advanced surgical expertise and outstanding results have merited the practice a reputation for excellence in eye care. Tens of thousands of patients from all over the country have trusted their vision to our dedicated team of skilled professionals."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Shingles
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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39  Procedures

  • Allergy Testing
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Humphrey Visual Field Test for Glaucoma
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ophthalmic Microsurgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rush Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Saint Francis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornea, Cataract, and Refracive Surgery Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
14 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kaufman'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Great,friendly,knowledgeable Doctor.
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Great doctor!
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I was very impressed with Dr. Kaufman and his office. His staff was very friendly.
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Dr. Kaufman performed my cataract surgery. I now see 20/20.
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Great experience. Kaufman has a very clean, modern office. The staff was very friendly.
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