David J. Kaufman, MD

David J. Kaufman, MD

4.9 
247 ratings  Read Reviews
Northwestern Medical Group

Primary Specialty

Joint Replacement & Adult Reconstruction Surgery

Secondary Specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine - 2010
Residency:
Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University - 2015
Fellowships:
Rush University Medical Center - 2016

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Grayslake Ambulatory Surgery Center
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall rating

4.9
4.9 
247 Ratings
  • Friendly & Courteous
    4.9
  • Will Recommend to Others
    4.9
  • Clear Explanations
    4.9
  • Shows Concern
    4.9
  • Includes You In Decisions
    4.9
  • Explains Medications
    4.9
  • Follow-Up Instructions
    4.9
  • Easy to Understand
    4.9
  • Time Spent With Patient
    4.8
  • Confidence in Doctor
    4.9

Reviews from Patients

55 Reviews
November 03, 2019

Dr Kaufman is the BEST. always listens to what I have to say and makes me feel at ease with the decisions we make.

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November 02, 2019

unbelievably good experience. great explanations. on time.

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September 30, 2019

Excellent experience all around.

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September 14, 2019

Great Doctor

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September 14, 2019

good

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September 08, 2019

Dr. Kaufman's demeanor is warm and engaging. Above all, he was reassuring regarding my condition. He explained the cause for the knee issue and suggested some additional exercises that will relieve the pain. No further appointment indicated.

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September 03, 2019

Dr. Kaufman and PA are outstanding medical Practitioners and are a credit to the Northwestern medical system

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August 31, 2019

Dr. Kaufman was wonderful and caring.

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August 30, 2019

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. David Kaufman and would definitely recommend him to others.

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August 06, 2019

Dr Kaufman is always pleasant and caring. I'm so pleased I found him. I would trust him with any of my orthopedic needs.

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July 25, 2019

Dr. Kauffman is top notch. Excellent communicator and outstanding surgeon!

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June 29, 2019

could not be more satisfied thank you!

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June 23, 2019

good

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June 15, 2019

Dr Kaufman was amazing-his explanation of my issue, the plan he suggested was very detailed and included a contingency (if you are not better in x days, if you are not better in x weeks etc.) this made me feel more confident in the plan....his anticipatory guidance as it relates to the injections was the only reason I got through it. he was very kind, compassionate and patient in the delivery of his care .

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June 08, 2019

very positive experience...Dr. Kaufman has great "people" skills!!,

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June 01, 2019

Dr. Kaufman is a fantastic doctor. He readily addresses all of my concerns. He is very intelligent and caring and I feel secure in his care.

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May 16, 2019

I was very impressed with Dr. Kaufmann and his staff. I will definitely be switching to Dr. Kaufmann for future visits.

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April 27, 2019

Excellent

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March 23, 2019

Good experience.

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March 21, 2019

Friendly, down to earth, explained things well, offered treatment on the spot

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March 09, 2019

i tend to take a conservative approach to addressing an issue, rather than jumping right to surgery. the doctor took the same track and i appreciate that

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March 03, 2019

provider allowed me to call my family during appointment for consultation.

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February 21, 2019

Dr Kaufman is great. He's willing to answer a lot of questions patiently and his surgery skills are great. He's friendly and great at interacting with patients. He listens well to questions and concerns. I'd highly recommend him.

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February 07, 2019

Dr Kaufman is amazing

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February 04, 2019

Dr Kaufman is an excellent doctor he has exceeded my expectations. He is very detailed, very knowledgeable. Always makes you feel like he truly cares.

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January 26, 2019

Dr. Kaufman provides a thorough examination and explanation. he was very engaged and provided individualized care.

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January 18, 2019

Already recommended to others.

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January 12, 2019

Dr. Kaufman has given exceptional care during my two knee replacements.

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January 10, 2019

Dr. Kaufman was very knowledgeable and professional!

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December 01, 2018

You need another category labeled "excellent". That would have been my choice.

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November 17, 2018

Dr. Kaufman is a real nice Dr. and Person , I feel confident with Him and feel He really cares and loves what he is doing which makes him even better !

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October 27, 2018

From the first time I met Dr. Kaufman I knew I was in the right place! I am improving now!

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October 20, 2018

Dr. Kaufman is the best, easy to talk to and takes everything into consideration for my wellbeing. Thank you.

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October 20, 2018

he was very good.

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September 21, 2018

Dr. Kaufman is a rock star among doctors LOL. He is intelligent but still communicates in a way that I can understand. He explains everything in detail which gives me so much confidence in him and in my surgery. He does not rush the visit.

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September 08, 2018

My experience with Dr. Kaufman has been outstanding. He takes the time to answer any and all questions and concerns. I am very happy with the care I received!!!

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September 02, 2018

The staff and provider were wonderful throughout the appointment process.

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August 24, 2018

Care provider and staff were very friendly. He answered all my questions and explained my injury in detail and how long it would take to heal.

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August 02, 2018

I would very much recommend this hospital and Dr. Kaufman

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July 26, 2018

I didn't feel rushed by the doctor and he took the necessary time to ensure all of my questions were answered. Very much appreciated.

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June 20, 2018

Dr. Kaufman is an outstanding doctor as indicated above....

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June 20, 2018

Dr. Kaufman had always been overly concerned during my whole procedure. he's really great!

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May 20, 2018

*Dr. Kaufman and staff are very nice, informed, well educated.

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April 29, 2018

I was impressed with the level of care.

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April 11, 2018

DR. KAUFMAN IS GREAT

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April 06, 2018

After much research I chose Dr Kaufman to be my surgeon for a partial knee replacement. I find him to be very educated on new technology. I am impressed with his attention to details especially pertaining to infections. He is caring empathetic and puts me at ease and reassurance on any questions/ concerns. in his short time with Northwestern he has earned a really good reputation. I would highly recommend Dr. David Kaufman.

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April 05, 2018

Dr Kaufman was great!!

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April 02, 2018

I would recommend Dr Kaufman unhesitatingly. He was exceptional.

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