Richard Kaufman, DPM, FACFAS, CWSP

About Dr. Kaufman

Dr. Richard Kaufman is a Foot and Ankle Surgeon and Wound Care Specialist Physician who proudly serves the metro Atlanta area. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Wound Management, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Kaufman subspecializes in management and treatment of complex lower extremity wounds, foot and ankle reconstruction, Charcot foot and ankle deformity and bunion surgery (utilizing the latest three dimensional and minimally invasive techniques). He practices Podiatry in Roswell, GA and at Piedmont Atlanta’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center.

In his spare time, Dr. Kaufman enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, along with his extended family in the metro-Atlanta area. He is a passionate alpine skier and loves technology. Dr. Kaufman is accepting new patients and welcomes most major insurance plans and Medicare.


  • Undergraduate: University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. BA – Molecular Biology
  • Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. DPM
  • Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine / Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Chief Resident

Hospital Affiliations

  • Piedmont Atlanta Hospital

  • Piedmont Atlanta Wound and Hyperbaric Center


  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Board of Wound Management

Professional Interests

  • Lower Extremity Wound Care

  • Lower Extremity Reconstructive Surgery

  • Charcot Foot and Ankle

  • Skin Grafting

  • Ankle Fusion Surgery

  • Total Ankle Replacement

  • Bunion Surgery


Publications / Poster Presentations

  • Smith PE, Kaufman RD, Smith PC. Google It! A 14 Year Retrospective Analysis of Podiatry Related Search Trends in Google. APMA 2018 Poster Presentation.
  • Kaufman RD, Piccillo AM, Boc S. Salvage of failed Salto Talaris Total Ankle Replacement with anterior translation of the talus without replacement tibial component. ACFAS 2018 Poster Presentation.
  • Kaufman RD, Williams B, Patel S, Lopez R, Boc S. Treatment of Traumatic Degloving Injury of the Foot Using Biologic Dressing in a Pediatric Patient. ACFAS 2017 Conference. Poster presentation.
  • Smith P, Kaufman RD, Poudel D, Patterson M, Falci M, Shin E, Pelleschi B. Analysis of YouTube as a Source of Information for Diabetic Foot Care. APMA National 2017 Conference. Poster Presentation.  
  • Smith P, Poudel D, Kaufman RD, Patterson M, Falci M, Shin E, Pelleschi B. Analysis of YouTube as a Source of Information for Diabetic Foot Care.  JAPMA-publication pending.
  • Kubala KH, Christianson JP, Kaufman RD, Watkins LR, Maier SF. Short- and long-term consequences of stressor controllability in adolescent rats. Behavioral Brain Research. October 1, 2012- 234(2): 278-84.
  • Christianson J. P., Benison A.M., Jennings J., Sandsmark E.K., Amat J., Kaufman RD., Baratta MV, Paul E.D, Campeau S., Watkins L.R., Barth D.S. & Maier, S.F. The sensory insular cortex mediates the stress-buffering effects of safety signals but not behavioral control. Journal of Neuroscience. December 10, 2008-28(50):13703–13711.