Darren Kaufman, MD, MS is a board-certified nephrologist with over 30 years of experience.
Dr. Kaufman obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at SUNY Stony Brook before attending Ross University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Jersey City Medical Center where he was Chief Resident. His fellowships in nephrology were completed at New York Medical College and SUNY Stony Brook which included an additional year of research in acid-base physiology. Dr. Kaufman earned a Master of Science in Management and Policy at Stony Brook’s Harriman School of Management and Policy.
He has published multiple articles on topics including basic research into acid-base physiology, oxygen-free radicals, health care management, and inpatient care using project management methodology.
He has special interest and expertise in the pathophysiology and management of hypertension, renal tubular acidosis, and nephrolithiasis, as well as acid-base/fluid-electrolyte disorders. In addition, he has a great interest in clinical practice operations and the integration of evidence-based practice into the workflow of physicians and PAs.
Prior to joining New York Health, Dr. Kaufman was Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at Health Care Partners. Additionally, Dr. Kaufman maintains an appointment as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine.
In his free time, Dr. Kaufman enjoys playing the cajón, martial arts training, and reading about mathematics and philosophy.