About our doctor
Dr. Kaufman is a neurosurgeon practicing in the Dallas / FT Worth area for over 20 yrs.
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, James Kevin Kaufman, MD, attended Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He then completed his graduate studies in Molecular Biology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
Dr. Kaufman attended medical school at West Virginia University, where he was voted by his peers to serve as Medical School Class President in both the 1991-1992 & 1992-1993 academic years. He was also proud to have been selected as the West Virginia State Medical Association, Medical Student Section President, 1992-1993. After graduating with Medical School Academic Honors, and being inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society, he completed his internship in general surgery at the Indiana University School of Medicine, followed by his residency in neurological surgery, also at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was named Chief Resident, July 1999 – June 2000. The American Medical Association (AMA) selected Dr. Kaufman as the AMA Annual Meeting Delegate, 1992, as well as the Alternate Delegate, 1993.
Dr. Kaufman has published numerous articles and abstracts, submitted manuscripts for publication, and delivered a number of presentations at local and national conferences, on various topics ranging from “Anterior Skull Base Resection for Carotid-Ophthalmic Artery Aneurysms”, to “Posterior Cervical Fusion with Lateral Mass Plates Versus Interspinous Wiring”, to “Basics of Brain Anatomy”. He is a brilliant neurosurgeon with excellent and consistent surgical outcomes, and he treats every single patient as if he would members of his own family.
Dr. Kaufman is married and is the proud father of three children. He very much enjoys spending any available time with his family.
West Virginia University School of Medicine (Honors) in Morgantown, West Virginia
General Surgery Internship
Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana
Neurological Surgery Residency
Indiana University School of Medicine – Indiana University Medical Center and Affiliated Hospitals
Board: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Date: November 13, 2003 – December 31, 2013
Midas Rex Certification, September 1997
Basic & Advanced Microvascular Surgery Techniques, May 1999
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons
- American College of Surgeons, Fellow
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- Tarrant County Medical Society
- Texas Medical Association
- North American Skull Base Society
- North American Spine Society
- Crecent Medical Center
- Eminent Medical Center
- Surgical and Diagnostic Center
- St. Camilus Medical Center
Awards, Honors, And Leadership
- Medical School Class President, 1991–1992 and 1992-1993
- West Virginia State Medical Association, Medical Student Section President, 1992-1993
- AMA Annual Meeting Delegate, 1992; Alternate Delegate, 1993
- Medical School Academic Honors
- Van Liere Memorial Research Fellowship
- Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society
- Indiana University School of Medicine, Chief Resident, July 1999 – June 2000