Jarrod Kaufman, MD, General Surgery, Brick, NJ, Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center


General Surgery Brick, NJ

MIS Surgery and Surgical oncology

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  • Jarrod P. Kaufman, MD is a Board Certified General and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon in private practice in Central New Jersey. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Kaufman serves as the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) New Jersey State Chair for the Commission on Cancer. He also serves as the Chair of the Melanoma Workgroup of the NJ Governor's Task Force on Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment.

    His primary focus is minimally invasive surgery, surgical oncology and minimally invasive vein procedures. Related to the former areas of focus he performs complex advanced laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Kaufman has been instrumental in introducing a wide range of minimally invasive and advanced procedures to the hospitals in which he has practiced. He continues to advance surgical techniques and the use of new technologies and novel approaches to current problems in the fields of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery.
    He derives great satisfaction when patients undergoing these minimally invasive procedures, have such a dramatic improvement in their postoperative recovery, as compared to traditional open surgical techniques. Dr. Kaufman is grateful to be able to offer patients an effective and minimally invasive surgical option which dramatically and positively changes their postoperative recovery.

    Areas of his interest include: Breast Surgery, Comprehensive care for skin cancer (Melanoma, Basal Cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma , Merkel Cell Carcinoma), Laparoscopic Herniorraphy (ventral, inguinal, umbilical and hiatal), Antireflux surgery including Laparoscopic and Incisionless repairs, Laparoscopic colo-rectal resections, Laparoscopic ultrasonography for oncologic staging and diagnosis as well as common bile duct imaging for Billiary disease.

    He is also performing office based ultrasound procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of breast, thyroid, and venous disease

Education & Training

  • Lankenau Medical Center
    Lankenau Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2002
  • Lankenau Medical Center
    Lankenau Medical CenterInternship, General Surgery, 1997 - 1998
  • Tel Aviv University Sackler
    Tel Aviv University SacklerClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2017
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2021
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2002 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • NJ Magazine Top Doctor- General Surgery- Hernia NJ Magazine, 2013, 2018-2019
  • Most Compassionate Doctor American Registry
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • More Online at meridianhealth.com
    More Online at meridianhealth.comAugust 17th, 2016
  • This Hernia Awareness Month, BG Medical and SURGIMESH Partners with CQInsights to Launch the First Hernia Patient-Centered Outcomes Initiative
    This Hernia Awareness Month, BG Medical and SURGIMESH Partners with CQInsights to Launch the First Hernia Patient-Centered Outcomes InitiativeJune 16th, 2021


  • Chairman of Surgery - MMCSC, Dept of Surgery 2020 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew

Hospital Affiliations