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 has organized the Dr. Stephen Matarazzo IBD Conference in the past that brought 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.