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This profile was last updated on 3/28/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Dr. Matthew Kaufman

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Employment History

  • The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction
  • Cancer Reconstruction and Microsurgery Consultant for the Head and Neck Oncology Group
    The Plastic Surgery Center
  • Partner
    The Plastic Surgery Center
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
    The Plastic Surgery Center
  • Surgeon
  • Cancer Reconstruction and Microsurgery Consultant for the Head and Neck Oncology Group
    Central New Jersey
  • Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor
    David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles
  • Volunteer Medical Initiative Director
    FM World Charities

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • undergraduate degree
    State University of New York at Binghamton
  • State University of New York at Syracuse
  • M.D.
  • MD
198 Total References
Web References
Eidosmed: Patented line of surgical measurement tools
www.EIDOSMED.COM, 28 Mar 2015 [cached]
Matthew Kaufman, MD
Dr. Kaufman is a surgeon at the Institute for Advanced Reconstruction. He is double-boarded in Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He trained at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan and at UCLA.
Pediatric Phrenic Nerve Procedures—Children Find Renewed Life with Groundbreaking Surgery, 7 Sept 2014 [cached]
Dr. Matthew Kaufman
Dr. Matthew Kaufman of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction is Only Known Surgeon to Treat This Condition
Young people are benefiting from a groundbreaking procedure to solve a medical problem that for the most part rules their lives. Of the nearly 75 phrenic nerve surgeries performed since 2007 by Dr. Matthew Kaufman of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction, the only known physician to conduct this surgery, several young patients are testimony to the potentially life-changing benefits of this procedure.
After four years of desperation at a variety of doctors as far from their home as Seattle, the family ultimately heard the same line that has become universal with Dr. Kaufman's phrenic nerve patients.
Dr. Kaufman, who has operated on patients as young as 10 and as old as 70+ and from around the U.S. and Australia, has a 70-80% percent success rate, which is consistent with other nerve surgeries that have been around for many years.
Both Tristin and Grace found Dr. Kaufman, and underwent phrenic nerve surgery.
Dr Matthew Kaufman - NJ NY Reconstructive Surgery Specialist, 7 Sept 2014 [cached]
Doctor Mattew Kaufman of Advanced Reconstruction
Dr. Matthew Kaufman is board certified in both Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He has been consecutively named as a Top Plastic Surgeon for the last six years, 2009 to 2014, in both the Castle Connelly Guide (New York metro area) and Inside New Jersey magazine. He has also been named as a Top Plastic Surgeon by New Jersey Monthly magazine for 2012. Dr. Kaufman's training was completed at the best training programs in both New York and Los Angeles. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton where he graduated with Honors and was named to the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society. He attended medical school at the State University of New York at Syracuse, graduating in the top 5% of his medical school class. While there, he received numerous honors including acceptance into the AOA medical honor society and an endowment scholarship for outstanding academic performance.
Dr. Kaufman embarked on his surgical training at one of the nation's top training programs for Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. While there, he trained with world famous surgeons dedicated to complex Head and Neck Reconstruction and Facial Plastic Surgery. Upon completion, he continued his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles he learned the most advanced and innovative plastic surgery techniques from leaders and innovators practicing in the epicenter of the cosmetic surgery world. In January 2014, Dr. Kaufman added to his resume when he became Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Dr. Kaufman is highly skilled in all cosmetic surgery procedures of the face and body. These procedures include: facelift, blepharoplasty (eyelid rejuvenation), browlift, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), ear reshaping (otoplasty), chin/lip surgery, skin resurfacing, liposuction, breast augmentation, breast lift/reduction and abdominoplasty. In addition, he has advanced expertise in complex revision rhinoplasty and ethnic rhinoplasty (non-Caucasian rhinoplasty).
Dr. Kaufman has the rather rare distinction of achieving board certification in both Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. This gives him the added expertise necessary to deal with complex cosmetic and reconstructive problems of the head, face and neck. He has also has pioneered treatments for phrenic nerve paralysis and has successfully treated numerous patients from throughout the United States. He is also an expert in surgical treatments for migraine headaches and occipital neuralgia, performing nerve decompressions for those select patients who receive benefit from botulinum toxin therapy.
Dr. Kaufman has been featured in Cosmetic Surgery Times for his tissue engineering research and has been a medical consultant for "Untold Stories of the ER", a syndicated series on The Learning Channel . Other media appearances inlcude SIRIUS Doctor Radio, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Discovery Health, Channel 2 CBS News, Radio Pacifica and Channel 7 Eyewitness News.
Dr. Kaufman has published numerous articles and book chapters in the plastic surgery literature and has lectured at both national and international surgical meetings. He is a lead author of "Aesthetics and Cosmetic Surgery for Darker Skin Types", the first textbook dedicated to cosmetic surgery in darker racial ethnic groups. He also has chapters on "Ethnic Rhinoplasty and Reduction and Augmentation of the Breasts."
Dr. Kaufman is the founder and co-director of Axon Advance Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization developed in 2013 to improve the lives of people with spinal cord injury through clinical research, access to innovative surgical procedures, and community outreach.
But immediately following surgery by Dr. Kaufman to repair her phrenic nerve, Stutzman was able to abandon her oxygen tank, and begin a walking program.
Dr. Kaufman saved my life."
Matthew Kaufman, ..., 21 Sept 2014 [cached]
Matthew Kaufman, MD
Matthew Kaufman, MD
Advanced Reconstruction - Nerve Decompression, 4 Nov 2013 [cached]
Dr. Matthew Kaufman
Margaret is awaiting surgery with Dr. Matthew Kaufman to implant a diaphragm pacemaker, which will allow her to breathe independently, without the need for long term ventilator support.
Matthew Kaufman, M.D., who specializes in treatments for swallowing disorders after stroke, diaphragm paralysis, and spinal cord injuries, will perform this unique procedure. The visiting doctors will observe this procedure and other surgeries performed by the Center's nerve specialists: Michael Rose, M.D., Andrew Elkwood, M.D., Matthew Kaufman, M.D., Tushar R. Patel, M.D., and Russell Ashinoff, M.D.
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