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Nicholas Kaufman

Nicholas Kaufman, MD

Internal Medicine

"A career in medicine allows me the opportunity to care for friends, family and neighbors."

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About Me

The desire to become a physician has always stuck with Nicholas Kaufman, MD, who serves as an internal medicine physician at Avera Medical Group Internal Medicine in Sioux Falls, SD.

Expert Internal Medicine Care for Adults

Internal medicine is a specialty that focuses on the unique and broad health needs of individuals over age 18.

Some of the conditions Dr. Kaufman treats include:

His role also includes preventive care, helping patients stay up-to-date on their mammograms, colonoscopies, HPV screenings, blood work and more.

“Internal medicine gives me the unique opportunity to work will all different age groups who require specialized care to meet their health goals,” said Dr. Kaufman.

Patient Care Involves the Patient

The most important person of the care team is you, the patient. Dr. Kaufman is dedicated to educating you about the options, risks and benefits of treatment approaches so you feel confident about making the right decision.

Active Lifestyle

When Dr. Kaufman is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also likes to golf and fish.

Before joining Avera, Dr. Kaufman served in the United States Air Force.



University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD, Medical School


San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Internal Medicine


  • American Board of Internal Medicine

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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