114 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Dr. Elias J. Kaufman received a DMD from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1963. He did a combination Fellowship/ Residency at Harvard, doing research at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Kaufman. received a postdoctoral certificate from Harvard and a Pediatric Dentistry Residency Specialty Training Certificate from Boston Children’s Hospital in 1966.
After completing his postdoctoral training Dr. Kaufman chose to pursue an academic career in dentistry. He joined the faculty at The University at Buffalo in 1966 as Assistant Professor in the (then) Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Kaufman achieved his American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Board Specialty Certification in 1979. He has been heavily involved in teaching the didactic and clinical Pediatric Dental courses in the Dental school. He has been the Director of the Pediatric Clinic at the school for over 30 years. Dr. Kaufman has been heavily involved in the Pediatric Minors program since its inception in 1971.
Dr. Kaufman currently is Associate Professor primarily at the School of Dental Medicine but rotates through Pediatric and Community Dentistry department's other
locations and participates in community outreach activities throughout
Western New York.
Dr. Kaufman’s research interests have included: