Dr. Kaufman grew up in Long Island, NY
and attended the Honors College of Stony Brook University, where he received
his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Chemistry. After working for four
years as a research chemist, he attended the University of New England College
of Osteopathic Medicine. He did an undergraduate fellowship in osteopathic
manipulative medicine and anatomy. Dr. Kaufman completed his residency training
in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital, after which he entered a
post graduate fellowship in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at North Shore
Hospital in New York.
After working as a hospitalist in New
York, Dr. Kaufman moved to Sanford, Maine, where he practices the full spectrum
of hospital and office based internal medicine, as well as specialty and
consultative work in pain management through the use of neuromusculoskeletal
medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He is board certified in both
Internal Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative
Dr. Kaufman has participated in the
education of medical students, interns and residents, and is currently adjunct
faculty at the University of New England in both the Osteopathic Manipulative
Medicine and Medicine Departments.
Dr. Kaufman wrote a chapter
for the third edition of foundations of osteopathic medicine textbook
and lectured on the topic of the osteopathic approach to heart failure at the
2009 AOA conference.
Before his career in medicine, Brian
was a professional musician and has continued writing and playing music
throughout medical school, residency and the present. He continues performing
in the New York area with his band.