Dr. Steven Kaufman, MD

Dr. Steven Kaufman, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Steven Kaufman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and venous and lymphatic medicine.Read his story

1136 E Stuart St Ste 4102

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

(970) 498-8346

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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

Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
more than 5% of peers
Venous Sclerotherapy
more than 5% of peers
Varicose Veins
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Kaufman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Kaufman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "Steven Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS, RVT is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. His practice is limited to venous and lymphatic medicine and he is the only physician in Northern Colorado who practices this specialty on a full-time basis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kaufman "Total Vein Care is Northern Colorado's most comprehensive facility dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders. We offer modern and traditional approaches using minimally invasive techniques that can be performed comfortably and safely in our office, rarely requiring more than local anesthesia. Our patients return to their normal lifestyles almost immediately. We feature the region's most experienced and skilled vein care specialist as well as a caring staff committed to your health and well being."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology

5  Conditions Treated

  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Ulcer

5  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Phlebectomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Nyu/Bellevue Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Nyu/Bellevue Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

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
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
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  • 3
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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 (7)

I was referred to Dr. Kaufman for treatment of spider veins. After examining my leg he discussed various treatment options and suggested the one he felt was best for me. He gave me a realistic opinion on what I could expect as the outcome of my sclerotherapy. I am very pleased with the results...more
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I have now had three procedures completed and I am extremely satisfied with the results. I love the office and its staff. They always made me feel comfortable and explained everything they were doing. It was such a delightful experience. I look forward to taking care of the cosmetic side of my...more
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I found Dr Kaufman and his staff very friendly and knowledgeable. I was unable to use one of the anti inflammatory suggestions so he went in his office to research something he had heard about. When he was convinced with his findings he explained it and prescribed it for me. He also wanted a...more
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When I found Dr Kaufman, I was at a point that I thought there was no cure. I had a previous surgeon tell me I had a rats next in my leg and there was nothing he could do. Dr Kaufman was very professional, gave me my options, had an answer and was able to get it done right away. Everyone on his...more
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After 30 years of bedside nursing I had awful, painful varicose veins in my left leg. I was referred to Dr. Kaufman for treatment. At first I was scared, but he explained everything and was very personable. He is a leader in his field. I had the procedures done two weeks ago today and I can't...more
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