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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