Dr. Kaufman is an attending Pediatric Neurosurgeon at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. He was the Chief and Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery from 2000 through 2016, when he passed on the leadership to Dr. Sean Lew. During his tenure as Chief, Dr. Kaufman assembled a highly qualified team of pediatric neurosurgical providers, all with special expertise in pediatric neurosurgery. The group provides all forms of surgical treatment for pediatric neurological problems.
He was trained at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland Ohio) and is board certified in both Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery. He has been President of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Chair of the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery (of the AANS/CNS), and is currently a board member of the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery.
Dr. Kaufman has focused his clinical interest in the surgical treatment of spasticity, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism. He remains involved in the care of pediatric brain tumors and pediatric neurological trauma. He has also authored many journal articles and chapters, and remains actively involved in clinical research and outcomes involving hydrocephalus, Chiari malformations, and spasticity.
Honors and Awards
Best Doctors in America, 2001-2015
Residency, Neurosurgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1982-1988
Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1988-1989
MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1982
Hydrocephalus, Congenital malformations, Outcomes analysis
(Arocho-Quinones EV, Kolimas A, LaViolette PS, Kaufman BA, Foy AB, Zwienenberg M, Lew SM.) J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 06;21(6):615-625.
(Zembles TN, Thompson NE, Havens PL, Kaufman BA, Huppler AR.) Pharmacotherapy. 2016 10;36(10):1102-1108.
(Lew SM, Matthews AE, Kaufman BA, Zwienenberg M.) J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 Jun;24(6):997-8.
(Pennell T, Yi JL, Kaufman BA, Krishnamurthy S.) J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Mar;17(3):270-7.
(Cohen AR, Couto J, Cummings JJ, Johnson A, Joseph G, Kaufman BA, Litman RS, Menard MK, Moldenhauer JS, Pringle KC, Schwartz MZ, Walker WO Jr, Warf BC, Wax JR, MMC Maternal-Fetal Management Task Force.) Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Feb;210(2):107-11.
(Robinson S, Kaufman BA, Jane JA Jr, Park TS.) Neurosurg Focus. 2012 Oct;33(4):Introduction.
(Klimo P Jr, Matthews A, Lew SM, Zwienenberg-Lee M, Kaufman BA.) J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Nov;8(5):423-9.
(Kaufman BA, Matthews AE, Zwienenberg-Lee M, Lew SM.) J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Oct;6(4):359-63.
(Miller ML, Kaufman BA, Lew SM.) Childs Nerv Syst. 2008 Jul;24(7):845-50.
(Beaumont A, Muszynski CA, Kaufman BA.) Pediatr Neurosurg. 2007;43(3):216-21.
(Kaufman BA, Muszynski CA, Matthews A, Etter N.) Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2004 Dec;11(4):243-8.
(Tunkel AR, Hartman BJ, Kaplan SL, Kaufman BA, Roos KL, Scheld WM, Whitley RJ.) Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Nov 01;39(9):1267-84.