A native New Yorker, Dr. Kaufman earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his internship at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, both in the Bronx. Dr. Kaufman earned a fellowship at the University of Miami School of Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is also certified in nutrition support.
As Medical Director of AGA's Crohn's and Colitis Treatment Center, Dr. Kaufman helms the Dr. Stephen Matarazzo IBD Conference that brings some of the top physicians on the east coast to present the latest information to medical professionals and the public.
As Medical Director of AGA's Celiac Diagnostic Center he developed the Celiac/Gluten Free support group that meets each month.
Together with his colleagues at AGA, Dr. Kaufman was a co-investigator on over 100 clinical trials, assessing the effectiveness of emerging treatments for digestive and liver diseases.
The Northfield resident is a sought-after speaker who presents at major events throughout the country. In 2010 the Delaware Valley Crohn’s and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter named Dr. Kaufman as Physician of the Year and Philadelphia Magazine named him a "Top Doc" in gastroenterology in southern New Jersey.
Active in the medical community, Dr. Kaufman served as Chief of Gastroenterology at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for more than 30 years, and is currently an attending physician there.
- Philadelphia Magazine ‘Top Doc’ in Gastroenterology, Southern New Jersey (2010)
- Physician of the Year, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter
- Principal investigator, promising new agent for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C and new agents for the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease
- Co-investigator on over 100 clinical trials, assessing the effectiveness of emerging treatments for digestive and liver diseases
- One of only two physicians in the region who uses endoscopic ultrasound for the diagnosis and biopsy of lesions not accessible by routine gastrointestinal endoscopy
- Chief of Gastroenterology (30+ years) and attending physician, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
- On staff at Betty Bacharach Rehabilitation Hospital
- Certified Nutrition Support Physician
- Board certified, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
- Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Internship, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center
- Fellowship, University of Miami School of Medicine