David Abraham Kaufman , MD

Allergy , Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine


Gamal Ghoniem, MD, is currently the Head, section of Voiding Dysfunction, Female Urology and Reconstruction and Chairman of Medical Education at Cleveland Clinic Florida. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1950, and he graduated from Alexandria Medical School in November, 1974. He completed his residency at the University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt, in 1978 and, at that time, he was appointed as Assistant Lecturer. He left Egypt in 1980 for a fellowship in neurourology and female urology at Brown University in Rhode Island, and he also trained in urology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. Dr. Ghoniem was appointed to Tulane University, Department of Urology as Assistant Professor in 1987 and Chief, Section of Urodynamics and Female Urology. In 1991, he was appointed Associate Professor of Urology with a joint appointment in the Department of Gynecology. The following year, he was promoted to Professor of Urology and Clinical Professor of Gynecology. Some of his other former positions include: -Residency Program Director, Department of Urology, 1992-1994 -Secretary and President of The Egyptian American Urological Association, 1991-1995 -Vice-President, The Egyptian American Urological Association, 1995 -President, The Egyptian American Urological Association, 1997 -(Section of Urology) for Southern Medical Association -Chairman of the Scientific Committee, Urodynamics Society, 1997, and Chairman of the main session of the Urodynamics Society, 2002. He is a member of several societies including the American Urological Association, Southern Medical Association, Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association, Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, International Continence Society (ICS), International Urogynecology Association (IUGA) and the American Urogynecology Society. Dr. Ghoniem was thesis supervisor to many fellows. He is the Chairman of Research and Development Committee (IUGA) and a member of the Education Committee (SUFU), and an elected member of the scientific committee of ICS. He has edited two books: "Practical Guide to Female Pelvic Medicine" and "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: a Multidisciplinary Approach." He wrote or co-wrote more than 120 publications including peer-reviewed papers, 10 videos, audio-tapes, review articles, editorials, and 23 book chapters. Also, he is editor of the special issue of Neurourology and Urodynamics for "Animal Models to Study Lower Urinary Tract", and Co-editor of a special issue of Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery for "Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: the Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach." He is on the Editorial Board of Journal of International Urogynecology, Pelvic Floor Medicine Journal, and Journal of Neurourology and Urodynamics. He is a reviewer of many journals and has been appointed as an expert reviewer for Journal of Urology, Urology, Neurourology and Urodynamics and American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Ghoniem served as a consultant of the surgical treatment group of the 1st International Consultation on urinary incontinence, 1998, and he was a member of the same committee in the 2nd Consultation on Urinary Incontinence, 2001. He was appointed by NIH as a reviewer on the study sections of bladder physiology and urinary incontinence. Currently, he is an elected member of the scientific committee of ICS and elected member of the SUFU executive committee. He finished a three-year term as Chairman of the Research and Development Committee of the IUGA.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 21 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences

Graduation Date: in 2000

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • Christus Highland Hospital

Specialties: Allergy , Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO/POS
  • BCBS LA Preferred Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • VerityHealthNet network

Kaufman's Office Information

Fax: (318) 822-7909
Website: www.ochsnerlsuhs.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Kaufman's Other Office Information

Breatheamerica Inc
4440 Viking Dr Ste 100
Bossier City, LA 71111
(318) 221-3584

Fax:(318) 822-7909
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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