Dr. Elan Kaufman

Dr. Elan Kaufman, Board Certified pediatric dentist and surgeon, has been specializing in children’s dental health for over twenty years. He is also one of the most highly educated and experienced children’s dental health professionals available in Brooklyn. A Magna Cum Laude honors graduate from Binghamton University, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the prestigious program at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Along with those honors, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a fellow for the American academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and an associate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

He has expanded on his formal education with first-hand experience. He has served as the chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Surgery at St. Luke’s. He has also served that role at the Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan and the Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Elan Kaufman is currently a faculty member at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and an inspector for the American Association for the accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. He is highly respected in these fields, and considered the gold standard for these organizations.

Dr. Elan Kaufman has spent the better part of his adult life learning how to protect and help the oral health of children at several prestigious hospitals. He has been considered a leader in his field, and has held many positions in several local, state, and national dental organizations. He has even served as the Chairman of the Oral Health Committee of New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is the co-founder and co-President of the Children’s Dental Foundation Inc., a non-profit organization aimed at providing optimal dental care to needy and less-fortunate children alongside his wife Dr. Jennifer Kaufman, a fellow Pediatric professional. They live in Lower Manhattan with their sons, Harrison and Henry, and daughter, Penelope.

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Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital is rated 4.2 out of 5 based on 166 reviews from around the Web.
Great service. Took my kids for checkups. Dr Ilan was very nice to us and made a great impression.
Dr.Kaufman and his staff are the best!!
Great experience, professional staff and Doctors.
Dr. Kaufman and his assistant did an absolutely amazing job taking out those teeth back to back and so quickly that she didn’t even have a chance to cry.
The best
My family and myself love this office!! The staff is always friendly. The dentist are so great with kids. Wouldn’t go anywhere else!!
My daughter Has been a patient at KCDH for the past 4 years, and they're the best.
It was my 2yr old first visit and they made the both of us feel right at home.
Dr Kaufman is very professional! He is a wonderful dentist. I strongly recommend him to anyone looking for a pediatric dentist.
White was great with my 2 year old at both of my past visits. Both cleanings with fluoride treatment.