Dr. Steven Kupferman was born in southern California and was happy to move back after his education to practice in Los Angeles. Growing up, Dr. Kupferman knew he wanted to go to dental school after his uncle, a dentist, served as a type of mentor. He pursued oral surgery when he realized he could make a bigger difference and provide patients with a more effective change.
Dr. Kupferman enjoys experiencing the appreciation his patients express after treatment. He likes the feeling of being a specialist, and his focus on jaw surgery and treatment of jaw dysfunction allows him to provide patients with care that not everyone can offer.
After graduating from Yeshiva University in Manhattan in 1997 with a degree in biology, Dr. Kupferman went straight into dental school. In 2001, he graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine with his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree. To increase his knowledge and level of care, Dr. Kupferman continued his education by attended medical school at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. After graduating with his medical degree, he completed a general surgery internship.
Following the completion of his medical degree and general surgery internship, Dr. Kupferman remained at UCLA to finish his oral and maxillofacial training. During his residency, he trained alongside surgeons and anesthesiologists in the treatment of a full range of oral and facial treatments and the administration of anesthesia.
Outside of work, Dr. Kupferman spends most of his time with his wife and four children. He also enjoys theater and likes to see dramas at some theaters near UCLA. He also loves traveling.