Dr. Kaufman is a clinical optometrist at the Medical College of Virginia. He was appointed to the faculty in 2008. Dr. Kaufman moved to Charlottesville, VA in 2014 to join the faculty at the University of Virginia. He is involved in training residents, fitting specialty contacts and running a primary care clinic.
Dr. Kaufman grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and got his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University. He then went on to earn his doctorate at the Indiana School of Optometry. After graduation, he continued his education and completed a residency in ocular disease at the University of Kentucky. He is an adjunct clinical instructor at the New England College of Optometry. He also is a fan of UVA football and loves to tailgate at the games.