Our Specialists

Dr. Elan Kaufman

Dr. Elan Kaufman is a Board Certified pediatric dentist and dental surgeon, specializing in all aspects of children’s dental health. A Magna Cum Laude honors graduate from Binghamton University, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in Boston, at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, also with high honors. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and associate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. E. Kaufman served as the chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Surgery at St. Luke’s, and Roosevelt Hospitals in Manhattan, as well as Brooklyn’s Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Kaufman is also faculty member at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and an alumnus of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, Dr. E. Kaufman is an inspector for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, recognized as the gold standard in office-based ambulatory surgery accreditation organizations.

For over twenty years, Dr. E. Kaufman devotes his time to teaching pediatric dentistry to pediatric and general dental residents at several NYC hospitals. Dr. E. Kaufman has held many leadership positions in several local, state, and national dental organizations, and served as the Chairman of the Oral Health Committee of New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Elan Kaufman and his wife, Dr. Jennifer Mait-Kaufman, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist serve as the Co-Presidents and Founders of the Children’s Dental Foundation, Inc., a non-for-profit organization aimed at providing optimal dental care to needy and less-fortunate children. They reside with their sons Harrison and Henry, and daughter Penelope, in Lower Manhattan.

Dr. Karin Grinbaum

Dr. Karin Grinbaum believes smiling can make you happier and healthier. She would like to help everyone achieve a smile they are proud of.

Dr. Karin Grinbaum is a Board Certified Orthodontist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University and went on to complete her dental training at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University College of Dentistry on a Dean’s Merit Scholarship, graduating with high honors. She received multiple awards and honors, including the distinction of being inducted in to Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), the National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Grinbaum continued her post-graduate studies at New York University College of Dentistry where she completed her residency of 3 years in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Karin Grinbaum and her family live in Manhattan.

Dr. Liel Grinbaum

Dr. Liel Grinbaum is a Board-Certified pediatric dentist. Having received high honors in his board examinations, he considers his role as a health care clinician for children to be a genuine privilege, and believes that a customized oral health plan for each child is essential to the child’s overall well-being.

A Magna Cum Laude graduate, Dr. Grinbaum was invited into Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society at Binghamton University. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, graduating with honors in the top 10% of his graduating class. Dr. Grinbaum then completed a general practice residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital. His passion for working with children led Dr. Grinbaum to complete a two-year residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Maimonides Medical Center. He is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Second District Dental Society, New York State Dental Associations, Nassau County Young Dental Society, and Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity.

Dr. Grinbaum enjoys speaking at local school and pre-schools, and educating children about their oral and dental hygiene. When he is not treating patients or spending time with his family, he can be spotted on a local basketball court.

Dr. Boris Tsemekhin

Dr. Boris Tsemekhin is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, with over 15 years of experience in Dental Anesthesiology, and additional training in Pediatric Anesthesiology. He is an Active Member of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Tsemekhin and Dr. Kaufman have been operating, as a team, for more than 15 years in several New York hospitals before teaming up at the Kaufman Children’s Dental Hospital. This vast experience in sedation of children for the purpose of dental and oral surgical treatment has made them one of the most sought after teams in the field. Dr. Tsemekhin received his medical degree at Perm State University Medical Academy in Perm, Russia, and graduated with Honors. He completed his training in Anesthesiology at Maimonides Hospital Medical Center, where he received the Best Resident Award. In addition, Dr. Tsemekhin served as Officer of the Resident Section of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, and a Member of the Editorial Board of its professional journal, Sphere. Dr. Tsemekhin resides in States Island with his wife, Tatyana, and their two children, Rochelle and Justin.

Dr. Daniel Kaufman

Dr. Daniel Kaufman is a Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. A Cum Laude Honors graduate from Binghamton University, Dr. D. Kaufman earned his medical degree at the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. Dr. D. Kaufman completed a residency training program in General Surgery at Downstate Medical Center, and continued his postgraduate training as Fellow and Chief Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the renowned Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. D. Kaufman is also an inspector for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, recognized as the gold standard in office-based ambulatory surgery accreditation organizations.
Dr. Daniel Kaufman lives in Lower Manhattan.

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Nothing matters more than our children. At Kaufman Children’s Dental Hospital, we believe that kids deserve the best. Our belief drives everything we do. It defines our vision for the future, and our mission for today.

     
Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital is rated 4.2 out of 5 based on 125 reviews from around the Web.
06/28/2017
     
This one my children first time at Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital and their experience here was awesome. I have two boys one and ten years old, who both...
06/27/2017
     
My 3 girls go here, it was recommended by their pediatrician. My oldest sees the orthodontist her and my youngest had to have dental surgery bc the laughing...
06/05/2017
     
The Binns kids love it here!! My children have been going to this dental hospital for 3 years now. If your looking for kid friendly this is the place to go....
05/31/2017
     
Dr. Kaufman's office was nice all around in treating my niece. She is usually afraid to go to the dentists but props to the doctor and his staff for keeping...
05/22/2017
     
Such a bright, clean and friendly office. Dr. Kaufman and his staff are all great at what they do. He is very knowledgeable and clearly knows what he is...
05/18/2017
     
The service was great.
05/18/2017
     
I really like this doctor recommend every one to come her
05/18/2017
     
Clean environment, friendly staff, great dentist.
05/18/2017
     
Would definitely recommend this dental office. Dr. Kaufman is very kid friendly and the staff is great, especially the office manager. She is always on point...
05/18/2017
     
My Kcdh experience was very pleasant, all the way from Dr. Kaufman to the staff. It felt very welcoming and child friendly. I was very pleased on how Dr....