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Melissa R. Kaufman MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Urology
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  • 315 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery
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    Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery
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    Urethral Strictures
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    Urinary Incontinence
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Locations (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3823
Nashville, TN 37232


  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Tennessee, 1993
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Arkansas, 2002
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2003
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2007
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Urology - American Board of Urology, 2011
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Urology, 2013

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Patient Comments

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Very nice visit with Dr. Kaufman--very pleasant, down-to-earth, friendly, and professional
May 29, 2021
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I was very impressed with Dr. Kaufman, she showed genuine concern. I never felt rushed during my appointment with her. She took time explaining and answering my questions.
May 27, 2021
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Dr. Kaufman is efficient, professional & also personable. I respect her as a physician and as a fellow human.
May 26, 2021
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Dr Kauffman gave attention to problems that had been over looked before. She took time to listen and explain the treatment that she would recommend.
May 19, 2021
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Staff always friendly and nice.
May 18, 2021
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Dr. Kaufman is wonderful. She listened to all my concerns and made sure I understood all my treatment options before I made any decisions.
May 14, 2021
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good experience
April 30, 2021
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they made me feel assured they would do EVERYTHING to help me with my problems
April 28, 2021
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Great experience the great doctor came in smiles like introducing listen to all my complaints did not make me feel. That I just wanted attention.1-3. Great.4. Explained it thoroughly.5. About 2 hrs.
April 26, 2021
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