Director of new Breast Health Center
St. Joseph Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. David I. Kaufman, Chief of Breast Surgery has been named Director of The Breast Health Center. Dr. Kaufman is a leading Breast Cancer Surgeon on Long Island as well as an expert in non-cancerous 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 received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He earned his Medical Degree while attending medical school at the Universidad del Noreste School of Medicine in Tampico, Mexico and completed his studies at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He then performed his advanced residency training at The New York Infirmary, Beekman Downtown Hospital in New York City. He furthered his surgical training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, New York. Dr. Kaufman is a native New Yorker born and raised in Brooklyn and currently lives on Long Island.