The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Kaufmann specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Kaufmann can also refer patients to specialists when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe allergies could be referred to an allergist for added diagnostic tests or treatment options.
Endocrinologists are trained to treat patients for a variety of hormonal diseases and disorders, such as diabetes. Dr. Kaufmann can diagnose and create treatment plans for conditions like growth disorders, obesity, low testosterone, osteoporosis and various thyroid disorders, among others. Treatments provided by an endocrinologist may include medication management or hormone therapies.