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Melissa Rae Kaufman, MD, PhD


Associate Professor of Surgery

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Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Erectile Dysfunction
Female Urology
Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
Neurogenic Bladder
Urinary Incontinence
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Board Certificates

Urology - American Board of Urology, 2011
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Urology, 2013


MD - University of Arkansas, 2002
PhD - University of Tennessee, 1993
Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2003
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2007


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Patient Comments

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Dr. Kaufman is wonderful and I trust her very much!!!
Patient | August 21, 2017

I could not have had better, very sweet to me and was understanding.
Patient | July 27, 2017

This clinic always exceeds and excels in service and courtesy.
Patient | July 20, 2017

I was very happy with Dr. & nurse. They talked to us like people and didn't rush.
Patient | July 12, 2017

The best doctor I have ever seen. Explained everything, listened to me, very knowledgeable, very professional, Friendly and made me feel comfortable.
Patient | June 27, 2017

Additional procedures were ordered/suggested without explanation.
Patient | June 26, 2017

dr Kaufman is a very skilled and intelligent surgeon
Patient | May 15, 2017

Dr. Kaufman is wonderful. She always explains what's going to happen as she is doing the procedure.
Patient | May 1, 2017

Dr. Kaufman is an excellent clinician & very responsive to my questions & concerns.
Patient | April 27, 2017

Dr. Kaufman is excellent. She is very patient oriented, friendly & humorous. Very thorough & listens to your concerns.
Patient | April 5, 2017

Outstanding care & slow of concern.
Patient | February 16, 2017

Patient | January 27, 2017

Very good.
Patient | January 20, 2017

Just seemed so rushed and not real thorough about next procedure to be done.
Patient | January 12, 2017

Dr. Kaufman is outstanding
Patient | December 26, 2016

Mom really liked the dr.
Patient | December 19, 2016

Dr. Kaufman's compassion and interest in my condition is greatly appreciated and comforting.
Patient | December 19, 2016

She is one of the best doctors I've ever met!!
Patient | December 15, 2016

I love Dr. Kauffman!!! She is the best!!!
Patient | December 1, 2016

Provider was very patient she took the time to explain things and reassure me of my condition.
Patient | September 22, 2016

Dr. Melissa Kaufman EXEMPLARY physician - above & beyond all expectations.
Patient | September 14, 2016

As prviously stated Dr kaufman found the root of my issue. I had a hysterectomy the urinary problems I was having was ongoing since my surgery. After 10 months I got resolution with Dr kaufman.
Patient | September 3, 2016

I had urethral reconstruction by Dr. Kaufman and find her to be a great doctor as well as a great human being. I chose to drive from Knoxville (3 1/2 hrs.) to see her for my care.
Patient | August 28, 2016

Dr. Kaufman has greatly improved my quality of life. For this, I am very thankful.
Patient | August 23, 2016

Dr. Kaufman really listened to me and explained what my problems are. She was professional and kind.
Patient | July 28, 2016

Patient | July 27, 2016

very very good
Patient | July 25, 2016