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Melissa R. Kaufman MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Urology
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  • 395 ratings
  • 50 comments

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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    Urodynamics
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    Urology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Bladder Disorders
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    Bladder Neck Contracture
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    Enlarged Prostate
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    Erectile Dysfunction
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    Neurogenic Bladder
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    Overactive Bladder
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    Pelvic Organ Prolapse
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    Peyronie Disease
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    Artificial Urinary Sphincter
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    Bladder Diverticulectomy
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    Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injections
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    Female Sling
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    Female Urethral Sling Surgery
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    Injection Therapy
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    Male Sling
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    Nerve Stimulator Implants

Locations (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3823
Nashville, TN 37232

Education

  • 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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Dr. Kaufman was very thorough, professional and optimistic! Excellent experience!
October 27, 2021
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Very kind and helpful, both the doctor and resident.
October 20, 2021
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Dr. Kaufman was very late getting to me and didn't apologize. She was not forthcoming with info unless I asked her questions.
October 20, 2021
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Seemed a little too professional. Nice enough... only gave me one option... didn't tell me anything I could try on my own?
October 19, 2021
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*Dr. Kaufman is one of the best doctors I have seen. I have been going to her for over 12 years. She is like having your own personal doctor - she is. She is the best!
October 19, 2021
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Dr Kaufman is a fantastic Doctor!
October 14, 2021
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Very good, we are working to resolve my issue, hopefully
October 8, 2021
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Dr. Melissa Kaufman literally saved my life from a mesh surgery that was botched. I was having repeated UTI infections, horrific pain and she was able to remove the embedded mesh piece by piece and was able to get me to a better quality of life. I am forever grateful for her!
October 5, 2021
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Awesome
September 29, 2021
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