Dr. Joseph Kaufman, MD

Dr. Joseph Kaufman, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Kaufman, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Alexandria, VA. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

5249 Duke St Ste 5

Alexandria, VA 22304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Rosacea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Seborrheic Dermatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Impetigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Paracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington Med Center
    Residency 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
3.0
based on 35 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Kaufman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Springfield, VA |
Terrible - will charge your insurance ~$470 for a visit. He will ALWAYS spray you with liquid nitrogen so he can then bill you $370 (office visit was $100), as he classifies it as 'surgery'. What a gimmick - he barely sprayed me at all on my back. Sounds like insurance fraud to me.
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Alexandria, VA |
Dr. Kaufmann is horrible. I needed a systemic medication for my psoriasis. He prescribed Otezla and put me on samples right away, but was unwilling to follow through with my insurance to get it approved after saying they had spent a whole 15 hrs. on a specialty medication . Otezla gives free...more
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in Alexandria, VA |
I love Dr. Kaufman! I've been seeing him since I was a kid (I'm in college now) and I think he's the best doctor in the area. He's always given me helpful advice and I also really enjoy talking to him. He's a wonderfully nice person and I always feel comfortable around him. He looks out for the...more
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Alexandria, VA |
Wonderful Dr K!! Cares about his patients, funny, gentle/humble......and he's Jewish!!! I love the Jewish people!!! He told me a good joke! I'll have to bring one along with me when I go back for my first treatment appt . He is very confident that this xtrac will work for me. I have been...more
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in Alexandria, VA |
Very personable, knowledgeable, and calmly clinical. My family and I have gone to him for almost 10 years now - he's really excellent. No feeling of churning patients through the door with him at all.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kaufman accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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