Dr. Stuart Kaufman, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Stuart Kaufman, MD
Dr. Kaufman is Medical Director of Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. A pediatric gastroenterologist by training, Dr. Kaufman has managed the medical care of pediatric patients with advanced liver diseases and liver transplants for over 30 years and intestinal transplants for over 20 years. Dr. Kaufman has also had a career-long focus in intestinal failure management and its complications, including intestinal failure-associated liver disease. Current research interests include alternative intravenous lipid emulsions in intestinal failure and the application of intestinal growth factor therapy to pediatric short bowel syndrome. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed original articles, reviews, and book chapters on these topics. A graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Kaufman completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Michigan followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-3700

Dr. Stuart Kaufman, MD

Dr. Stuart Kaufman, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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Care Philosophy

After being involved in organ transplantation for infants and children for over 30 years, I have two main operating principles.  First, I think that the answer to most medical and related questions about a patient tends literally to lie with the patient at the bedside.  Second, in the care of children with complex digestive problems and transplants, parents and other loved ones must be welcomed as key members of the healthcare team, participating in both the making of the decisions and the carrying-out of plans.  
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Dr. Kaufman's Experience

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Dr. Kaufman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Transplant Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Celiac Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Enteritis
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Liver Disease (Except Cancer, Hepatitis and Cirrhosis)
  • Nausea
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Viral Enteritis
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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Paracentesis

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Childrens Hospital Of Michigan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Childrens Hospital Of Michigan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • U Nebr Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

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
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kaufman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Fairfax, VA |
Dr.Kaufman is the best doctor ever!!! When my daughter needed a liver transplant I was so scared and desperate,.the very first time I met dr Kaufman in the pediateric ICU I knew he was the miracle doctor I was praying for. I credit Dr. Kaufman,the Georgetown team and God for my daughter's life. Dr Kauffman is on of the best if not the best hepatolgist.
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Dr. Kaufman accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Options PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Kaufman has admitting privileges

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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