Andrew J. Kirsch, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.

2019 Top Docs, Atlanta MagazineVitals Compassionate Doctors Award 20182018

Dr. Kirsch earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center in New York, where he received two NIH Research Fellowship Awards and was inducted into Sigma Xi Research Society. In 2006, he was honored by his medical school as the Master Teacher in Urology. He completed both a residency in general surgery and urology at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York. He then completed his fellowship in pediatric urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he was an American Foundation for Urological Diseases Scholar. Dr. Kirsch is a past secretary and president of the Society for Fetal Urology, and is a member of the American Urological Association (AUA), American Association of Pediatric Urologists (AAPU), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and Society of Pediatric Urology (SPU). He is Chairman-elect, AAP, Section of Urology. He has written extensively in the field of pediatric urology, with emphasis on vesicoureteral reflux, cryptorchidism, and magnetic resonance urography, publishing nearly 300 journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Kirsch has invented several devices and developed an endoscopic technique to correct urinary reflux in children that has become the standard of care for children worldwide. He has personally trained over 1000 physicians on the procedure worldwide, and has lectured throughout North America, South America, Asia, and Europe.

Dr. Kirsch is active in robotic reconstructive surgery and serves as a national proctor for Intuitive Surgical. He has served on the advisory committee to the ABU and was sub-specialty editor of the Journal of Urology. He also serves as a reviewer for The Journal of Urology, Urology, Journal of Pediatric Urology, and Pediatrics. He has served on the executive committee of the AAP Section of Urology and is on the AAP Pediatric Medical Device Advisory Committee. Currently, Dr. Kirsch is professor and chief of pediatric urology at Emory University School of Medicine and a partner at Georgia Urology. He is on staff at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where he serves Chief of Urology at Scottish Rite and Medical Director of Pediatric Robotic Surgery, Clinical Operations Committee, Clinical Research Oversight Committee, and Operative Services Peer Review Subcommittee.


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Dr. Kirsch saved my daughter's life. He performed a log, detailed surgery for my daughter. He spoke to her about it, drew a diagram for her and talked with her about her options. He is caring, explains everything & is there for her no matter what. We are so blessed to have found him. His staff esp. His nurse are amazing.
The staff at the Glenridge office are always exceptional. Andrea at the front desk was really delightful to deal with on a Friday morning. Andrea, our ultrasound technician, is always pleasant, funny, and efficient. Dr. Kirsch has done a wonderful job explaining my child’s procedures and making his care feel like a collaborative effort. He always thoroughly explains the risks and rewards associated with our plan of care.
Dr. Kirsch is a wonderful surgeon! My 3.5 month old son had to undergo surgery recently and we could not have had a better experience with him! As a previous urology nurse, I question everything- and as a mom, I fear everything.. Dr. Kirsch put me at ease, answered my questions, and calmed my nerves about the surgery. His bedside manner is amazing, which I appreciate more than anything! I highly recommend him and would go back if we ever needed anything in the future.
Dr. Kirsch and his staff are phenomenal! They are always so accommodating in seeing our son in a pinch. Dr. Kirsch has such a great bedside manner, and my son was really comfortable with him, which made our visit a million times easier! I can’t say enough good things about him.
Intelligent, kind, genial doctor. Would recommend to anyone. Surely a favorite among kids and adults alike!
My daughter is a patient with Dr. Kirsch. He performed procedures that have made my daughter's special needs much more manageable. Any issues we have had, Dr. Kirsch has helped us resolve them.
Dr. Kirsch was spectacular!
We always have a good visit. Thank you!
Good doctor and fast service