Dr. Merrill Kaufman, MD

Dr. Merrill Kaufman, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Merrill Kaufman, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ozone Park, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg in 1978 and specializes in family medicine and internal medicine.

9510 101st Ave

Ozone Park, NY 11416

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Inland Empire Health Plan
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Dr. Kaufman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Sinusitis
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergies
Arthritis
Asthma
Back Pain
Biopsy
Bone Disorders
Bronchitis
Chest Pain
Chest X-Ray
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Sinusitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Type 2
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Excision of Skin Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
Intertrigo
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mole Removal
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
Obesity Counseling
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoporosis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Reflux Esophagitis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shortness of Breath
Sinus X-Ray
Sinusitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Thyroid Disease
Wart Removal
Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Merrill Kaufman, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ozone Park, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg in 1978 and specializes in family medicine and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1978
Des Moines Univ Coll Of Osteo Med & Surg
Medical School
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Kaufman's Reviews

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I like this doctor a lot. I have only been to him a few times but he is really good. The girls working at the front desk are very easy to talk to.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kaufman for many years now. I would recommend him to everyone! He is straight forward and educated beyond his years. His staff is always helpful !!
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One of the most difficult men I have ever dealt with. he messed up the count twice now on my Medicine costing me extra money to get new prescriptions to get the right count of pills. He offered no assistance and not even an apology. I would avoid this doctor at all costs
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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Inland Empire Health Plan
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
National Elevator
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Forest Hills Hospital

Forest Hills, NY