Dr. Richard Kauffman


Spoken Languages


Primary Location

West Paces

Richard Kauffman

Is Accepting New Patients

About Richard Kauffman

Dr. Kauffman received his Medical Degree with honors from the Medical College of Georgia in 1976 after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from Berry College in 1973. Dr. Kauffman has been a significant member of the Vinings and Atlanta community for the past three decades, as the owner and a physician at Vinings Family Health Care Center & Internal Medicine. Dr. Kauffman joined NAPC in 2015 and he is seeing patients in our West Paces location.

His long list of Licenses, Certificates and Memberships include:

  • Honorary Board Member, International Center Equal Healthcare Access
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Eligible
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine, Southeastern Board Member
  • Southern Medical Association, Member
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, American College of Physicians and the Community-Based Teaching Project
  • Researcher, AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta
  • Medical Consultant, Equal Opportunity Atlanta
  • Researcher, Honorary Board Member, International Center for Equal Healthcare Access
  • Founder, Em Tear Brigade (funds antiretroviral medications for HIV orphans in Cambodia)
  • Recognized with the 2004-2005 Rotary Centennial Service Award for Professional Excellence.

The effects of Dr. Kauffman’s compassion, knowledge and expertise have been felt far outside the State of Georgia. Dr. Kauffman is a retired pilot who has flown many mercy trips for children in need of transportation. He also has gone on medical missions to Honduras on numerous occasions since he was a medical student. In 2005, Dr. Kauffman conducted a two-day conference on HIV/AIDS in Vietnam in which he was the featured speaker. In 2004, as a volunteer with The International Center for Equal Healthcare Access (ICEHA), he spent three months in Cambodia mentoring Cambodian physicians on how to care for patients infected with HIV/AIDS. You can read more about Dr. Kauffman’s trip to Cambodia in the Marietta Daily Journal and the Georgia Physician Magazine. Over the last few years, Dr. Kauffman also conducted medical missions in South Africa, Cambodia, Belize, and Haiti.

Dr. Kauffman’s philosophy on healthcare is very personal. He believes that a healthy life is a sacred gift and that he was given the ability to help his patients attain that gift.


  • Residency

    Medical College of Georgia, Chief Resident

  • Medical School

    Medical College of Georgia

  • Grad School


  • Undergraduate

    Berry College

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine


General Wellness & Health Services
Preventative & Specialty Medicine Screenings
Accident, Injury and Surgical Services
Diagnostic Services
Behavioral Health Screenings & Treatments

Insurances Accepted

Sonder Health Plans



First Health Network





Railroad Medicare


Cigna MA

United Health Care

Coventry Network

PHCS Multiplan




Blue Cross Blue Shield





Humana MA