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Melissa R. Kaufman MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Urology
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  • 423 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 Floor
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    Pelvic Organ Prolapse
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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

1215 21st Avenue South, Suite 3300
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

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Kaufman is an excellent doctor, always approachable, emphatic and makes her patients involved with the treatment plan.
September 24, 2022
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I don't and wouldn't trust my health issues with anyone else but Dr Kauffman she is a amazing incredible Dr simply the best
September 11, 2022
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The whole team was professional, respectful and caring. Best care and attention I have received in a very long time.
September 1, 2022
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Dr Kaufman was friendly and explained things in terms I could understand.
September 1, 2022
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Dr. Kaufman is concerned, attentive, supportive, and encouraging. She explains well.
August 11, 2022
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Very fast doctor
August 10, 2022
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Dr Kaufman is amazing! She always takes the time to explain everything and address my concerns.
August 9, 2022
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Good Experience.
August 9, 2022
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Everything went smoothly
July 26, 2022
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