Weill Cornell Medicine Urology
Weill Cornell Medicine Urology
Dix P. Poppas
Dr. Dix Phillip Poppas, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S. | Cornell Urology

Dix P. Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Pediatric Urology
Dr. Dix Phillip Poppas, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S. | Cornell Urology

Wednesday, Oct. 23

  • 9:00am to 5:00pm

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Dix P. Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. is Chief of Pediatric Urology at the Phyllis & David Komansky Center for Children's Health of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is the Richard Rodgers Professor of Pediatric Urology in the James Buchanan Brady Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Poppas has been a tenured professor with Weill Cornell Medicine as of April 2006 and holds joint appointments as Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well. His practice is limited to pediatric urology with special interest in genital reconstruction, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, intersex disorders and minimally invasive procedures for treating vesicoureteral reflux. Dr. Poppas has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery and pediatric laparoscopy. He was chosen as one of the "Top One Hundred Minimally Invasive Surgeons in New York" and was the only pediatric urologist to be selected.

Dr. Poppas serves as co-director of the Laboratory for Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery where his efforts are focused on developing advanced laparoscopic and Robotic surgical techniques for tissue reconstruction using novel tissue sealants to replace sutures and staples during surgery, as well as investigating the mechanisms and potential treatments for inhibiting and reversing fibrosis in the obstructed kidney using antibodies and gene therapy strategies.

Dr. Poppas is a diplomate of The American Board of Urology, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been awarded The E. Darracott Vaughan Young Investigator Award by the National Kidney Foundation, The Edwin Beer Award of The New York Academy of Medicine, and was selected as an American Foundation for Urologic Disease/National Kidney Foundation Research Scholar.


"Dr. Poppas was a surgeon for our child 10 years ago. We will be following up soon and cant wait to see him. His surgical excellence is second to none and his staff are amaxing as well. Whatever procedure you're considering, no need to hesitate in his capable care." - Anonymous on August 22, 2017 via Vitals

"Our child was treated with dignity, respect and excellence throughout care with him. The outcome was better than expected and my child healed perfectly." - Angela B. via Google

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News & Media: 

NYP/WCMC/Komansky’s Children Hospital receives Magnet recognition, the highest national honor for nursing excellence. This prominent distinction recognizes healthcare organizations whose nursing teams deliver superior patient care with professionalism and innovation.

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Patient Education: 

Anesthesia & The Developing Brain

This document adresses many of the questions & concerns that a parent may have regarding anesthesia as it pertains to their child's potential surgery. 

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