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Dr. Christopher Kauffman, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.3 (92)
Map Pin Small Nashville, TN
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Kauffman, MD

Dr. Christopher Kauffman, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center. Dr. Kauffman, completed a residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Kauffman an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Kauffman works at Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics - StoneCrest in Nashville, TN with other offices in Hendersonville, TN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kauffman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics at Harding Place
    394 Harding Pl, Nashville, TN 37211 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 834-4482
  2. 2
    Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics - Hendersonville
    353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 141C, Hendersonville, TN 37075 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (615) 826-7171
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 13:00

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  • Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Cervical Radiculopathy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy
Sciatica
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Spinal Osteophyte
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacral Fracture
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Wrist Fracture
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Arthrocentesis
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Laminoplasty
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Surgery
Wound Repair
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    4.3
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    Based on 92 ratings
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    4 Star
    (5)
    3 Star
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    2 Star
    (1)
    1 Star
    (14)
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1578523809
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Residency
    Internship
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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