Dr. Seth Kaufman, MD

Dr. Seth Kaufman, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(59)
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Dr. Seth Kaufman, MD is a neurology specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurology and vascular neurology.

9755 N 90th St Ste A200

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

(480) 621-3313

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Restless Leg Syndrome
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more than 99% of peers
Confusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Tulane U Sch Pub Hlth
    Other Education | Completed 1999

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
3.5
based on 59 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Kaufman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Your appointment will be at least 2 hours late. You have to accept it or find another doctor. He spends A LOT of time with his patients, so he's always late. If you have a minor medical issue, find another neurologist. Dr. Kaufman specializes in "weird" cases. If you are weird enough to warrant Dr....more
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in Scottsdale
If you value your time, do not schedule with this doctor. We had a 3:40 appointment and were told upon arrival that the doctor was running 90 minutes behind. When I asked why the office didn't call to let us know, I was told it was my responsibility to call ahead to check. Since we had an...more
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I have had 4 Apts. with Dr. Kaufman. Being under his care is a blessing. He takes time & listens to who you are & how he can treat your condition. For the people that complain about waiting, I guess they did not read the Doctor's letter, explaining his practice which was enclosed in the new patient...more
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in Mesa, AZ
After waiting in the office for 2 hours. We Walked Out. This was our second visit, similar experience the first time, Do your self a favor, if you value your time, I would strongly recommend you go else where. This man has "ZERO RESPECT FOR YOU OR YOUR SCHEDULE. OBVIOUSLY in business for your...more
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in Paradise Valley, AZ
It's true the wait time is...huge. Nearly 2 hours for me. They were nice enough to allow me to leave and call me when it was almost my turn. He stayed late (after 7:30pm) and still folks in the waiting room which means he dedicates his time to his patients. Dr. Kaufman asked a LOT of questions and...more
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