David M Kaufman, MD Email David Kaufman
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Neurology
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- Pediatric Neurology
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- David M. Kaufman, MD 212-737-4911 212-737-4911
Dr. David Kaufman is clinical associate professor of pediatrics and neurology. He has been on the faculty at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since completing his residency in neurology and fellowship in pediatric neurology at Mount Sinai. Dr. Kaufman has remained an active participant in the clinical and teaching activities of the departments of neurology and pediatrics continuously since that time.
Dr. Kaufman has served as the Medical Director of Premier HealthCare from 1997-2014. Premier HealthCare is part of the network of agencies that comprise YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities. He was instrumental in founding the medical component of the program, and has been responsible for its continued growth and excellent patient care. Dr. Kaufman has been recognized on several occasions as “Top Doctor” in his field by both local and national publications.
Teaching, mentorship, program development, and patient care are the foundation of Dr. Kaufman’s career. He has served as inpatient teaching attending every year since 1980, never missing a year. Between 1980 and 1998, Dr. Kaufman served as voluntary attending in the pediatric neurology clinic on Friday mornings, teaching medical students, pediatric residents, and neurology residents. Currently he is a co-attending in the pediatric neurology clinic on Thursday mornings. Dr. Kaufman devotes a substantial amount of his time and energy to his role as teacher and mentor to the medical students and residents who rotate with him. In addition, he maintains a very active private practice in pediatric neurology.
Dr. Kaufman is registered to provide telehealth services in Florida.
American Board of Pediatrics
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
- Bell's Palsy
- Benign Essential Tremor
- Cerebral Palsy
- Chronic Daily Headache
- Chronic Migraine
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG) with video
- Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
- Movement Disorders
- Neuromuscular Disease
- Orthostatic Hypotension
- Postconcussion Syndrome
- Seizure Disorder
- Traumatic Brain Injury
MD, Boston University
New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
Residency, Pediatric Neurology
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Neurology
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York Magazine Top Doctors 2008, 2013, 2014
New York Family Top Pediatricians and Specialists 2012
Castle Connolly Top Doctors 1999-2018
Vohra P, Burroughs MH, Hodes DS, Norton KI, Kaufman DM, LeLeiko NS, Benkov KJ. Disseminated nocardiosis complicating medical therapy in Crohn's disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 1997 Aug; 25(2).
Bale JF, Contant CF, Garg B, Tilton A, Kaufman DM, Wasiewski W. Neurologic history and examination results and their relationship to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 serostatus in hemophilic subjects: results from the hemophilia growth and development study. Pediatrics 1993 Apr; 91(4).
Raucher HS, Kaufman DM, Goldfarb J, Jacobson RI, Roseman B, Wolff RR. Pseudotumor cerebri and Lyme disease: a new association. The Journal of Pediatrics 1985 Dec; 107(6).
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Dr.Kaufman did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2019 and/or 2020: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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