Andrew J. Kirsch, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.
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 completed his fellowship in pediatric urology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 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 has written extensively with emphasis on vesicoureteral reflux diagnosis and management publishing nearly 300 journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Kirsch has developed an endoscopic technique to correct urinary reflux that has become the standard of care for children worldwide. He has trained over 1000 physicians on the procedure worldwide, and has lectured throughout North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. He is active in telehealth, speaking nationally and serving on national committees to improve remotely delivered healthcare.
Dr. Kirsch is active in robotic reconstructive surgery. He has served on the executive committee of the AAP Section of Urology, Telehealth task force for AAP in Georgia, and is on the AAP Pediatric Medical Device Advisory Committee. He is Chairman of the AAP, Section on Urology and Chairman of the AAPU.
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 is Chief of Urology at Scottish Rite and Medical Director of Urology and Pediatric Robotic Surgery, and System Peer Review Subcommittee.
Dr. Kirsch has been named in Atlanta Magazine’s Best Doctors and The Best Doctors in America list representing the top 5% of doctors in America.