David C. Kaufman, M.D.

David C. Kaufman, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 619-26
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

David Kaufman, M.D., Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received his M.D. from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowships in both Critical Care and Medical Ethics from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Kaufman joined the Department of Surgery in 1993 and has been Chair of the first and second year Medical School Instruction Committee since 2006, Director of Bed and Bench Clerkship since 2005, and Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Until since 1999. His areas of special interest include ethics and infection control.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Seymour I. Schwartz Faculty Excellence in Teaching, awarded by the Department of Surgery for excellence in teaching 2007
Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Medical Student Teaching, Class of 2008 2007
Presidential Citation, awarded by the Society of Critical Care Medicine for outstanding contributions to the SCCM 2007
Keith Miner Ford Award, awarded by the Class of 2006 for excellence in teaching 2006
Herbert W. Mapstone Prize, awarded by the Class of 2008 for excellence in teaching 2006
Harry L. Segal Prize, awarded by the Class of 2007 for Excellence in Third Year Teaching 2006
Presidential Citation, awarded by the Society of Critical Care Medicine for outstanding contributions to the SCCM 2006
Keith Miner Ford Award, awarded by the Class of 2004 for excellence in teaching 2004
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha by the Class of 2004 2004
Humanism in Medicine Award Nominee by AAMC Office of Student Representatives 2004
Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Medical Student Teaching, Class of 2005 2003
The Herbert W. Mapstone Prize, awarded by the Class of 2004 for excellence in teaching 2002
Commendation for Excellence in Second Year Medical Student Teaching, Class of 2003 2001
Outstanding Service Award, Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Unit 1998
Dr. Elmer E. Hinton Book Award, New England Deaconess Hospital 1989

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Surgery, Thoracic (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Anesthesiology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care (SMD)
Professor - Department of Urology (SMD)

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Boston University Sch Medicine1987
BA | Arts & Sciences | Wesleyan University1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry09/01/1991 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry09/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Internal Medicine at New England Deaconess Hospital09/01/1988 - 06/30/1990
Internship in Pathology at New England Deaconess Hospital09/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry1993