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Dr. Howard Kaufman, MD
Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
23 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Howard Kaufman is Excellent. Dr. Kaufman has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Anal Itching (Pruritus Ani)
  • Anal Ulcer (Fissure in Ano)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Kaufman graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kaufman has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Huntington Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Howard Scott Kaufman MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 23 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Howard S. Kaufman practice?
Dr. Howard Kaufman has 4 office locations.
Dr. Howard Kaufman practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Long Beach, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Pasadena, CA and La Canada Flintridge, CA.
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