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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Kaufman is Good. Dr. Kaufman has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Howard Kaufman, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Vaccine Therapy

Education & Awards

Dr. Kaufman graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2006 - 2010, 2015)


Dr. Kaufman has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Rush University Medical Center 


  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Kaufman MD is a male Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Howard Kaufman practice?
Dr. Howard Kaufman has 3 office locations.
Dr. Howard Kaufman practices Surgery near Lisle, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Oak Park, IL and New Brunswick, NJ.
See Lisle Surgeons.