Dr. Djavaherian received his BS and MS in Biological Science at Stanford University, where he performed research on Cytomegalovirus through a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant, prior to entering medical school at the University of Rochester where he received his MD with Distinction in Research.
His medical career includes working at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The University Hospital of Columbia, and Cornell, where he developed clinical skills in emergency medicine and served as Chief Resident, receiving multiple awards. He also served as an instructor for the New York Academy of Medicine's course in Evidence-Based Medicine and as physician lead for Emergency Medical Informatics in the Division of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Kaufman received his BS in Neurobiology at the University of California at Berkeley. Between college and medical school, Dr. Kaufman spent an extended time working in a clinic in South Africa. He went on to attend Medical School at the University of California - San Francisco, where he conducted Pediatric Neurology research.
Dr. Kaufman completed his residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals where he was the EMS Chief Resident. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine, is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine, and Medical Director of two Emergency Departments. He is passionate about patient satisfaction and believes that every patient should be treated as a member of our own family.