Department of Anesthesiology
Andrew G. Kaufman, M.D.
Clinical InfoMedical Expertise
Interventional and Medical Pain Managment
University Hospital, Newark
Overlook Hospital, Summit
Insurance Participation: with Provider Number ( where applicable ) The information below is subject to change and should not be relied upon until after it is verified with the insurance company. In addition, psychiatric providers should be contacted directly for information on their participation with managed care and insurance companies.
Dr.Kaufman received his M.D. from the University of Virginia in 1988 and then procede to complete an Anesthesia
residency in 1992 at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, N.Y. He then went on to Boston and became the Harvard
Pain Fellow rotating at The Brigham, Beth Israel and Childrens Hospitals. A native New Yorker he then began practice at
Beth Isreal N.Y. as the first Director of Pain Management in the Department of Anesthesia.
Dr.Kaufman moved to Overlook Hospital in Summit,N.J, joining a private practice and became the Director of Summit
Pain Managment as well as the Medical Director of Pallitive Care at Overlook Hospital.
In 2004 he joined NJMS to practice full time pain managment and to devote himself to teaching of both medical
students and residents.
He is currently the Director of University Hospital Comprehensive Pain Center as well as the Medical Director of
Overlook Medical Center Pain Clinic.
Most recently he was honored by being the only New Jersey Pain Managment Physician to be recognized as "top doc" in
New York Magazines 2012 Top Doctors issue. He has also been named to New York Magazine/Castle Connoly
Metropolitan Area Best Pain Management Physician in 2013 and 2014.
B.A., 1984, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
M.D., 1988, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Not Available
Licensure & Certification
American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
|1. Kaufman A, Shaparin N. Bevel direction of epidural needles reliably predicts direction of catheter placement and contrast spread in human cadavers: results of a pilot study. Presented at American Society of Regional Anesthesia Spring Meeting, Toronto, Canada April 2010.|
|2. Baalkini L, Kaufman A, Shaparin N. Effective lumbar medial branch radiofrequency ablation without a prior diagnostic block (retrospective chart review). Presented at ASRA-Pain Section, November 2010, Phoenix, AZ|
|3. Kim,J, Shaparin, N, Kaufman, A. 4 year Retrospective Chart Review Assessing Relationship Between Appointment Status and Various Demographic Parameters in Minority and Disadvantaged Patients Seeking Pain Treatment, Presented at American Academy of Pain Management, March 2011, Baltimore, Maryland|
Areas of Interest