Meet Dr. Kaufman

Dr. David L. Kaufman is a board-certified plastic surgeon and breast specialist who opened his cosmetic surgery practice near Sacramento after training at some of the country’s top medical schools and gaining invaluable surgical experience in the San Francisco Bay area and abroad. Today, he enjoys helping his patients look and feel their best through all forms of breast surgery, including breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction and surgery to correct special conditions.

Dr. Kaufman is known for his surgical skills and for the relationships he builds with his patients. His gentle, understanding approach, and the honest input he provides helps women make good decisions and achieve the results they’re hoping for. Learn more about what to expect at your consultation, and request a consultation to meet with Dr. Kaufman and explore your surgical interests.

A Desire to Serve

Born and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Kaufman enrolled in the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. There he earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree with highest honors. He then moved across the country to report to Basic Underwater Demolition School in Southern California where he trained to become a Navy SEAL. Dr. Kaufman served four years of active duty, including time in the Middle East as part of Operation Desert Storm.

Today Dr. Kaufman continues to serve others by donating his plastic and reconstructive surgical skills to adults and children in the developing world. He has completed more than 30 volunteer surgery missions and works closely with Medical Mission for Children to provide life-changing surgeries for children born with cleft lips and palates.

Elite Education and Training

After serving his country as a Navy SEAL, Dr. Kaufman was accepted to Harvard Medical School where he earned his Medical Degree. He then relocated back to California to perform his general surgical/plastic surgery residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Once his training was complete, he continued at Stanford as a volunteer clinical faculty member. While still in the Bay Area, he was honored to be selected as the Director of the Regional Burn Unit at Valley Medical Center in San Jose.

Looking for an ideal place to open a private practice and raise a family, Dr. Kaufman and his wife, Kate, chose the Sacramento area and could not be happier with their adopted community. Dr. Kaufman is a family man who loves spending time with his wife and three children – skiing and enjoying all Tahoe has to offer or finding new adventures around the globe.