Dr. Robert Kaufmann, MD

Dr. Robert Kaufmann, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Robert Kaufmann, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3471 5th Ave Ste 1010

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 687-3900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kaufmann has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kaufmann's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kaufmann to family and friends
48 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (6)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Kaufmann's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I completely ruptured my distal biceps tendon on 3/15/18. Got an appointment with Dr. Kaufmann on 3/20 with surgery scheduled for 3/23. At last minute, I backed out. Dr. Kaufmann called me that day, not to pressure me, but to make sure I knew what I was doing. Short story is that surgery was...more
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Not very empathic, gave me the impression that I was wating him time. Decided it was necessary to give me a speech about going to school to get a better job instead of focusing on my pain. Even went as far to say that he was expecting me to prove that I was applying to schools at my next...more
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Dr. Kaufmann operated on my right hand on March 17, 2017. I had two trigger fingers and he said I had carpal tunnel syndrome, although he never did a nerve conduction study. When I woke up after the surgery, I saw that he had done the index finger and not the ring finger. He essentially blamed...more
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The worst person I ever met. Total time spent on first visit was less then two minutes. He came in said hi looked at my right hand and said I could give the shot. I replied that is what I just had done on my hand 6 months ago. Then he said I will be scheduled for surgery and immediately left. His...more
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I have referred two people already. Dr. Kaufmann has a good bedside manor. He explained every detail to what was going on with my hand. When I had the hand surgery he made me feel very comfortable when I was very scared. Dr. Kaufmann made sure he answered all my questions and that I understood what...more
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