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Charles K. Kaufman, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cancer initiation, melanoma

  • Location(s)
  • Education



Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-747-7222
Additional Phone: 800-600-3606



Postdoctoral Research, Melanoma, Neural Crest, Cancer Initiation: Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 2016
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology: Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 2011
Residency, Internal Medicine: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 2007
Medical Degree: University of Chicago/Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 2005
PhD, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2003
AB, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1997

Areas of Research Interest

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.