Adam Kaufman

Adam H. Kaufman , MD

Department Chair

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

231 Albert Sabin Way
ML 0527
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0527
Phone 513-558-5151
Fax 513-558-3108


Medical Doctor: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency: Edwards S. Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University,

Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, (Ocular Immunology and Uveitis)

Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, (Cornea and External Disease)


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

Clinical Interests




Research and Practice Interests

Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery, Uveitis

Research Support

Grant: #RPB-02-04-A0-S0-E0 Investigators:Kaufman, Adam 01-01-1994 -12-31-2003 Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. Corneal Wound Healing Role:PI $160,000.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit


Peer Reviewed Publications

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 More Information

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

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

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 More Information

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 More Information

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

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 More Information

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

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

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

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 More Information

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

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 More Information

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 More Information

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 More Information

Contact Information

Practice - Cincinnati Eye Institute
222 Piedmont Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-475-7295
Fax: 513-475-7369

Academic - MSB
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0527
Phone: 513-558-5151
Fax: 513-558-3108