Henry J. Kaufman IV, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Curriculum Vitae

March 3, 2011


Henry Joseph Kaufman, IV, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chief of Staff and Staff Surgeon:
Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

Staff Surgeon:
Lafayette General Medical Center
Park Place Surgical Hospital
Louisiana Extended Care Hospital


Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute
The Ohio State University Medical Center


457 Heymann Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
Telephone: (337) 237-5774
Fax: (337) 237-4939


American Board of Surgery – Board Certified, Surgery; October 25, 2004


Fellow of the Year Award (Teaching), Ohio State University, 2004
Dean’s Award (Outstanding Medical Graduate), 1997
Bobbie Millet Award (Outstanding Medical Graduate Service Award), 1997


American College of Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Southeastern Surgical Congress
Louisiana Chapter, American College of Surgeons
Louisiana State Medical Association

COMMITTEES (*denotes elected position)

Chief of Staff; Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, January 2011-Present*
Board Member; Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, FMOLHS, January 2009-Present
Vice Chief of Staff; Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, January 2009-2011*
Chief of Surgery; Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center, January 2007-2008*
Physician Executive; Park Place Surgical Center, January 2009-Present*
Cancer Liaison Physician; Lafayette General Medical Center, August 2007-Present
Physician Advisory Committee; Lafayette General Medical Center, March 2011-Present 
Scientific-Medical Advisory Board; Miles Perret Cancer Center
Medical Director, Heart of Hospice; January 2007-December 2007
Infection Control Committee; Lafayette General Medical Center, July 2006-Present
Ownership Board; Lafayette General Medical Center, January 2007-Present*
Coordinator; Institutional Tumor Board – James Cancer Hospital 2003-2004
President; Erlanger Medical Center Housestaff Association, 2001-2003*
Erlanger Medical Center Ethics Committee, 1999-2003
President, Class of 1997; LSU School of Medicine, 1996-1997*
Phoenix Society; LSU School of Medicine, 1994-1997*
Aesculapian Society Member; LSU School of Medicine, 1995-1997*


Louisiana State University, Audubon Extension Center, Research Associate, 1991-1992
Louisiana State University, Department of Psychiatry, Research Associate, 1992-1993


Leogon, Haiti.  February 2001, January 2002


Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana; 1989-1993
Bachelor of Science – Microbiology/Biochemistry

Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana; 1993-1997
Doctor of Medicine


General Surgery Internship and Residency, July 1997 - June 2003
University of Tennessee College of Medicine – Chattanooga Unit
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Surgical Oncology Fellowship, July 2003 - June 2005
James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Advanced Trauma Life Support – Certified Instructor, The American College of Surgeons
Advanced Burn Life Support – Certified Provider, The American Burn Association
Basic Life Support – Certified Provider, American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Certified Provider, American Heart Association
Advanced Ultrasound – American College of Surgeons
Emergency Ultrasound – American College of Emergency Physicians
Laszlo Tabar Intensive Course in Mammography – Lucerne, Switzerland
Cyberknife – stereotactic robotic radiosurgery training utilizing the Cyberknife system, Sunnyvale, California 2007


Kaufman HJ, Barker DE.  Repair of Giant Ventral Hernias Following Temporary Abdominal Closure. Tennessee Medical Association; Fall Creek Falls, Tennessee, July 28-30, 2000. 1st Place, Resident Paper Competition

Kaufman HJ, Cofer JB, Fisher DF, Araim L, Barker DE, Burns RP.  Long Term Follow-up of Repaired Vascular Injuries.  SAVS; Tucson, Arizona, January 19-22, 2000.

Agnese DA, Kaufman HJ, Lehman AM, Kocak, ES, Burak, WE, Magro CM, Walker MJ. Clinicopathologic Variables Predictive of Positive Nodes in Melanoma in the Era of Sentinel Nodes. Society of Surgical Oncology; New York, New York, March 18-21, 2004.


Kaufman HJ, Ciraulo DL, Burns RP.  Traumatic Fracture of the Hyoid Bone: Three Case Presentations of Related Cardiorespiratory Compromise.  The American Surgeon, September 1999, 65(9):877-880.

Fabian TS, Kaufman HJ, Lett ED, Thomas JB, Rawl DK, Lewis P, Summit JB, Merryman JI, Schaeffer D, Sargent LA.  The Evaluation of Sub-Atmospheric Pressure and Hyperbaric Oxygen in Ischemic Full-Thickness Wound Healing.  The American Surgeon, December 2000, 66(12):1136-143. Gold Medal Paper.

Barker DE, Kaufman HJ, Smith LA, Ciraulo DL, Richard CM, Burns RP.  Vacuum Pack Technique of Temporary Abdominal Closure: A 7-Year Experience with 112 Patients.  Journal of Trauma, February 2000, 48(2):201-207.

Torres, Carlos, Kaufman HJ, Maxwell RA, Barker DE, DeMay JM, Adair CD, Richart CM.  Factor VII use in obstetrical hemorrhage.

Kaufman HJ
, Witherspoon LE, Gwin JL, Greer MS, Burns RP.  Stereotactic Breast Biopsy: A Studyof First Core Samples.  The American Surgeon, June 2001, 67(6):572-576.

Sprouse LR, Roe SM, Kaufman HJ, Williams N.  Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy Without Intraoperative Localization.  The American Surgeon, November 2001, 67(11):1022-9.


Sprouse LR, Arnold CI, Thow GB, Burns RP. Twelve-Year Experience with the Throw LongIntestinal Tube: A Means of Preventing Postoperative Bowel Obstruction.  The American Surgeon, April 2001, 67(4):357-60.

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