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Adam H. Kaufman, MD

Department Chair

Interim-Chairman, Program Director, Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service Director of Uveitis Service

Ophthalmology | College of Medicine

  • Medical Doctor: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency:
  • Fellowship: (Ocular Immunology and Uveitis)
  • Fellowship: (Cornea and External Disease)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Ophthalmology (Certification Date: 1994-11-20) - (Recertification Date: 2015-01-01)



Contact Information
Research Interests

Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery, Uveitis

Clinical Interests


Peer Reviewed Publications

Miraldi Utz, Virginia; Angeles-Han, Sheila T; Mwase, Najima; Cassedy, Amy; Hennard, Theresa; Lovell, Daniel J; Lopper, Sarah; Brunner, Hermine I; Dosunmu, Eniolami O; Grom, Alexei A; Henrickson, Michael; Huggins, Jennifer L; Sisk, Robert A; Ting, Tracy V; Kaufman, Adam H 2022. Alternative Biologic Therapy in Children Failing Conventional TNFα Inhibitors for Refractory, Noninfectious, Chronic Anterior Uveitis. American journal of ophthalmology, 244 , 183-195

Aldave, Anthony J; DeMatteo, Jennifer; Chamberlain, Winston D; Philippy, Brian; Farooq, Asim V; Buckman, Natalie; Crosson, Andrea; Li, Jennifer; Meinecke, Eric; Kaufman, Adam H 2021. COVID and the Cornea: From Controversies to Consensus: Report of the Eye Bank Association of America Medical Advisory Board Policy and Position Review Subcommittee. Cornea, 40 7, 809-816

Miraldi Utz, Virginia; Bulas, Sabrina; Lopper, Sarah; Fenchel, Matthew; Sa, Ting; Mehta, Mitul; Ash, Daniel; Lovell, Daniel J; Kaufman, Adam H 2019. Effectiveness of long-term infliximab use and impact of treatment adherence on disease control in refractory, non-infectious pediatric uveitis. Pediatric rheumatology online journal, 17 1, 79

Baughman, R P; Lower, E E; Ingledue, R; Kaufman, A H 2012. Management of ocular sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG / World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders, 29 1, 26-33

Lower, Elyse E; Baughman, Robert P; Kaufman, Adam H 2012. Rituximab for refractory granulomatous eye disease. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 6 , 1613-8

Baughman, Robert P; Lower, Elyse E; Kaufman, Adam H 2010. Ocular sarcoidosis. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine, 31 4, 452-62

Cape, Catherine J; Zaidman, Gerald W; Beck, Allen D; Kaufman, Adam H 2004. Phenotypic variation in ophthalmic manifestations of MIDAS syndrome (microphthalmia, dermal aplasia, and sclerocornea). Archives of ophthalmology, 122 7, 1070-4

Havrlikova, Katerina; Mellott, Mei; Kaufman, Adam H; Loredo, Grace A; Peters, John H; Colvin, Robert B; Foster, C Stephen 2004. Expression of fibronectin isoforms bearing the alternatively spliced EIIIA, EIIIB, and V segments in corneal alkali burn and keratectomy wound models in the rat. Cornea, 23 8, 812-8

Cionni, Robert J; Barros, Marcílio G; Kaufman, Adam H; Osher, Robert H 2003. Cataract surgery without preoperative eyedrops. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 29 12, 2281-3

Hutchins, Robert K; Kaufman, Adam H; Augsburger, James J 2003. Perfluoro-octane internal tamponade when using a temporary keratoprosthesis during retinal detachment repair. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.), 23 1, 106-10

Motley, W Walker; Kaufman, Adam H; West, Constance E 2003. Pediatric airbag-associated ocular trauma and endothelial cell loss. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 7 6, 380-3

Bradley, Deborah; Baughman, Robert P; Raymond, Lawrence; Kaufman, Adam H 2002. Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine, 23 6, 543-8

Zalta, Alan H; Sweeney, Charles P; Zalta, Alyson K; Kaufman, Adam H 2002. Intracameral tissue plasminogen activator use in a large series of eyes with valved glaucoma drainage implants. Archives of ophthalmology, 120 11, 1487-93

Drew, A F; Schiman, H L; Kombrinck, K W; Bugge, T H; Degen, J L; Kaufman, A H 2000. Persistent corneal haze after excimer laser photokeratectomy in plasminogen-deficient mice. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 41 1, 67-72

Drew, A F; Kaufman, A H; Kombrinck, K W; Danton, M J; Daugherty, C C; Degen, J L; Bugge, T H 1998. Ligneous conjunctivitis in plasminogen-deficient mice. Blood, 91 5, 1616-24

Kao, W W; Kao, C W; Kaufman, A H; Kombrinck, K W; Converse, R L; Good, W V; Bugge, T H; Degen, J L 1998. Healing of corneal epithelial defects in plasminogen- and fibrinogen-deficient mice. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 39 3, 502-8

Carden, S M; Kaufman, A H; Schoettker, P J; Good, W V 1997. Exanthemata and the eye. International ophthalmology clinics, 37 2, 1-11

Moyer, P D; Kaufman, A H; Zhang, Z; Kao, C W; Spaulding, A G; Kao, W W 1996. Conjunctival epithelial cells can resurface denuded cornea, but do not transdifferentiate to express cornea-specific keratin 12 following removal of limbal epithelium in mouse. Differentiation; research in biological diversity, 60 1, 31-8

Nickeleit, V; Kaufman, A H; Zagachin, L; Dutt, J E; Foster, C S; Colvin, R B 1996. Healing corneas express embryonic fibronectin isoforms in the epithelium, subepithelial stroma, and endothelium. The American journal of pathology, 149 2, 549-58

Power, W J; Saidman, S L; Zhang, D S; Vamvakas, E C; Merayo-Lloves, J M; Kaufman, A H; Foster, C S 1996. HLA typing in patients with ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Ophthalmology, 103 9, 1406-9

Power, W J; Kaufman, A H; Merayo-Lloves, J; Arrunategui-Correa, V; Foster, C S 1995. Expression of collagens I, III, IV and V mRNA in excimer wounded rat cornea: analysis by semi-quantitative PCR. Current eye research, 14 10, 879-86

Kaufman, A H; Niles, J L; Foster, C S 1994. ANCA test in ophthalmic inflammatory disease. International ophthalmology clinics, 34 3, 215-27

Kaufman, A H; Foster, C S 1993. Cataract extraction in patients with pars planitis. Ophthalmology, 100 8, 1210-7

Willis, R C; Kaufman, A H; Seegmiller, J E 1984. Purine nucleotide reutilization by human lymphoblast lines with aberrations of the inosinate cycle. The Journal of biological chemistry, 259 7, 4157-61