Charles K. Kaufman

Charles K. Kaufman, MD, PhD

Specializes In
  • Medical Oncology
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Melanoma, cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Academic Title(s)

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

Research Interests

Cancer onset, or initiation, in order to detect and treat cancer at the earliest time possible. Dr. Kaufman's research focus is melanoma skin cancer, but the mechanisms involved in cancer onset have broad implications for many types of malignancies.

Publications & Research

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Postdoctoral Research, Melanoma, Neural Crest, Cancer Initiation

2016 Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology

2011 Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency, Internal Medicine

2007 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Medical Degree

2005 University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

PhD, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

2003 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

AB, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1997 Washington University, St. Louis, MO