Dr. Seth Kaufman

Dr. Seth Kaufman is a board-certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, with a special interest in non-operative spine and pain care. Dr. Kaufman provides a full spectrum of non surgical care including interventional pain management, physical rehabilitation and medical management. He received an undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, and a medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury NY. After a rotating osteopathic medical internship year he completed a second internship in general surgery at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston NJ. He received his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Boston University Medical Center. He received fellowship training in interventional pain at the Center for Pain and Physiatric Rehabilitation in Annapolis Maryland.

He offers the very latest in non-operative, minimally invasive treatments and image-guided procedures for the treatment of a variety of conditions affecting the spine. These interventions provide rapid relief of pain and aggressive treatment of musculoskeletal disease injuries including disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis and arthritis.

Active in multiple professional societies, Dr. Kaufman is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Osteopathic Association. He is the author of numerous articles in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine.

Professional Training

  • Internship General Surgery, St. Barnabas Medical Center
  • Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Boston University Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management, Center for Pain and Rehabilitation in Annapolis
  • Medical School, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Undergraduate, Brandeis University

Areas of Expertise

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Facet joint blocks
  • Radiofrequency rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Diagnostic discography
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Non-surgical spine care
  • Workers compensation
  • Independent medical opinions