Center of Excellence in Breast Diseases & Surgery
Welcome to the Website of
David I. Kaufman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Facing the reality of breast cancer or breast disease is stressful and troubling to every woman. With breast cancer occurring at an alarming rate here on Long Island, and around the country, your need for a specialist who understands your worries and needs is important. Dr. David I. Kaufman is a leading Breast Cancer Surgeon on Long Island as well as an expert in noncancerous or benign breast diseases. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Kaufman is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell. Dr. Kaufman was recently named the Director of the Breast Health Center at St. Joseph Hospital. This brand new state-of-the art unit opened under his leadership this past year.
You always receive personalized attention and care from Dr. Kaufman and his staff. We provide today's patients with tomorrow's state of the art technology, but with the attention to detail and compassion you deserve. Our expertise and more than 29 years of experience ensures that your care will be safe, effective and state-of-the-art.
Dr. Kaufman performs all of the advanced surgical and minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures available anywhere in the tri state area, including the largest teaching hospitals and major medical centers as well as those all over America and around the world. For example, he has performed thousands of Ultrasound Guided Vacuum Assisted Core Needle Breast Biopsies, Stereotactic Core Needle Breast Biopsies and Lumpectomies with Oncoplastic Reconstruction, just to name a few. These procedures are available at his office and in local area hospitals including, St. Joseph Hospital, where he is the Chief of Breast Surgery and Director of the Breast Health Center and at North Shore University Hospitals in Syosset, Huntington and Plainview where he is a Senior Attending Surgeon.