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 148 reviews from around the Web.
01/17/2018
     
Dr. Kaufman and his staff made my daughter feel comfortable and helped her to understand everything they were doing!
01/12/2018
     
It is a great place to visit and has a solution to every problem. I would rate the staff and the doctors a five... But Kaufman , a zero.
01/06/2018
     
My son is doing great right now. I wanted to thanks the Doctor and the staff for taking such great care of my son ,
12/18/2017
     
A wonderful place. Not just because their forms are digital and that makes things run smoother. And he did. He took his time.
11/30/2017
     
First I would like to say as a first time customer with my son omg, I was lost for words when I stepped into the building very very clean along with wonderful reception to answer any question you would want to ask, not to mention the decor of the place kids friendly omg my son really was comfortable.
11/10/2017
     
Excellent service and customer focused. The team is pleasant and very professional. Thanks a million!!!
11/04/2017
     
Would like to say thank you to Dr.Kaufman & staff for making this a second home for the past 14 years that I’ve been bringing my son too
10/24/2017
     
Omg the staff and the dentist was very nice friendly with my 2 year old, definitely will be coming back love the service there, fast, fun, and convenient!
10/11/2017
     
The place was very clean and kids friendly. The staff was awesome.
10/07/2017
     
Love this place. You know a dentist is good when your son gets a needle in his mouth and does not even realize it.