Dr. Lawrence Kaufman, MD

Dr. Lawrence Kaufman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Lawrence Kaufman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2456 N Western Ave

Chicago, IL 60647

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Paralytic Strabismus
more than 69% of peers
more than 68% of peers
more than 57% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "Complete eye care for children, and adults with eye muscle disorders"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

19  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Mt Sinai Medical Center and Miami Heart Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Illinois Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufman to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 1

Dr. Kaufman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My experience with this Doctor following surgery has been so difficult for me. I wear dark glasses because I cannot look straight at people. I commute to work daily, and work with patients all day. He has never followed up with me. I suspect he knows he screwed up, botched surgery. When I called...more
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