Dr. Elan Kaufman at Friends Family Dental and Orthodontics in Brooklyn, NY
Meet Dr. Elan Kaufman. Our board-certified dentist and dental surgeon at Friends Family Dental and Orthodontics. Dr. Kaufman is dedicated to taking care of the dental needs of your little ones. For more information, about our staff and services, call us or book an online appointment. We serve patients from Brooklyn, NY and surrounding areas.
Dr. Elan Kaufman
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Dr. Elan Kaufman is a board-certified pediatric dentist and dental surgeon, specializing in all aspects of children’s dental health. A Magna Cum Laude honors graduate from Binghamton University, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in Boston, at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, also with high honors. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and an associate member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. E. Kaufman served as the chief of Pediatric Dental Medicine and Surgery at St. Luke’s, and Roosevelt Hospitals in Manhattan, as well as Brooklyn’s Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Kaufman is also a faculty member at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, and an alumnus of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, Dr. E. Kaufman is an inspector for the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, recognized as the gold standard in office-based ambulatory surgery accreditation organizations.
For over twenty years, Dr. E. Kaufman devotes his time to teaching pediatric dentistry to pediatric and general dental residents at several NYC hospitals. Dr. E. Kaufman has held many leadership positions in several local, state, and national dental organizations, and served as the Chairman of the Oral Health Committee of New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Elan Kaufman and his wife, Dr. Jennifer Mait-Kaufman, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist serve as the Co-Presidents and Founders of the Children’s Dental Foundation, Inc., a non-for-profit organization aimed at providing optimal dental care to needy and less-fortunate children. They reside with their sons Harrison and Henry, and daughter Penelope, in Lower Manhattan.