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Melissa Rae Kaufman, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Surgery

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4.7 4.7 215 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Urologic Surgery
Erectile Dysfunction
Female Urology
Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
Neurogenic Bladder
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Urology

Board Certificates

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

Education

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

Location(s)

Vanderbilt Urology
Vanderbilt Urology
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 3823
Nashville, TN 37232
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Vanderbilt Urology Cool Springs
Vanderbilt Medical Group Franklin
2009 Mallory Lane
Suite 210
Franklin, TN 37067
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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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

Good!
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

Good.
Patient | August 1, 2016

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

Awesome!
Patient | July 27, 2016

very very good
Patient | July 25, 2016

Great experience. I would recommend Dr. Kaufman to any member of my family or friends
Patient | July 18, 2016

Melissa R. Kaufman MD was very knowledgeable and very courtesy.
Patient | July 6, 2016

Liked Dr. Kaufman very much!
Patient | June 2, 2016

Good - she gave me hope.
Patient | May 2, 2016