Dr. Dix Poppas, Doctor
  • Doctor
  • Pediatric Urology · Urology

Dr. Dix Poppas

4.3

  • Titles & Designations: MD

  • Years of Experience: …

  • Gender: …

  • Age: 59

  • Accepting New Patients

Specialties

Specialties

Pediatric Urology

Urology

Conditions Treated

Bedwetting

Bladder Diseases

Bladder Diverticulum

Bladder Infection

Bladder Stones

Blood in Urine (Hematuria)

Cancer

Chronic Kidney Diseases

Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction

Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction

End-Stage Renal Disease

Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy

Hydronephrosis

Hypospadias

Interstitial Cystitis

Kidney Cancer

Kidney Disease

Kidney Stones

Male Epispadias

Neurogenic Bladder

Painful Urination (Dysuria)

Prostate Cancer

Sleep Disorders

Testicular Atrophy

Testicular Dysfunction

Undescended Testicles

Ureteral Stones

Ureteral Stricture or Kinking

Ureterocele, Congenital

Urethral Stones

Urethral Stricture

Urinary Disorders

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Stones

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female

Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Procedures Performed

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage

Bladder Exstrophy Repair

Bladder Surgery

Complex Penile Surgery

Cystometry

Cystotomy

Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck

Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions

Excision of Testicular Lesion

Incomplete Circumcision Repair

Kidney Stone Removal

Kidney Surgery

Kidney and Ureter Removal

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Orchiectomy

Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle

Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy

Testicular Implants

Ureteroneocystostomy

Uroflowmetry

Vaginal Surgery

Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

Wound Repair

About Dr. Dix Poppas

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  • No Board Actions

  • No Malpractice Claims

Languages

English

Biography

Dix P. Poppas, M.D. is Professor and Chief of the Institute for Pediatric Urology at the Komansky Center for Children's Health of New York -Presbyterian Hosptial Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is the Richard Rodgers Professor of Pediatric Urology in the James Buchanan Brady Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Poppas holds joint appointments as Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Sugery at Weill Cornell Medical College. His practice is limited to pediatric urology with special interest in genital reconstruction, laparoscopic and robotic surgery, surgical aspects of disorders of sexual development 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 and is listed as one of New York's Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America. He completed his residency in urology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical School (1990-1994) and his fellowship in Pediatric Urology at Boston Children's Hospital-Harvard Medical School (1994-1996) He 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.

Treatment Approach

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Education

E Va Med Sch of M C of Hampton Rds

Medical School

1988

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Internship Hospital

1989

New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center

Residency Hospital

1994

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Residency Hospital

1990

Harvard Hosps

Fellowship Hospital

1996

Board Certifications

Pediatric Urology

American Board of Urology

Urology

American Board of Urology

Publications & Research

Unspecified

Awards & Recognition

Unspecified

Memberships

Unspecified

Associated Practices & Hospitals

NewYork-Presbyterian/Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health

Hospital

Weill Cornell Pediatric Urology

Medical Practice

Insurance

Aetna

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)

Medicaid

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Card PPO

CareOregon

Medicaid

CareSource

Medicaid

Cigna

Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

Community Health Choice

Medicaid

EmblemHealth

Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO

Health Net

Medicaid
Tricare

HealthFirst

Neighborhood Health Providers

HealthPlus

Medicaid

HealthPlus Amerigroup

Medicaid

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Medicaid

Humana

Tricare

Husky Health

Medicaid

inHealth

Medicaid

INTotal Health

Medicaid

Medica

Medicaid

Midwest Health Plan

Medicaid

Molina Healthcare

Medicaid

Oxford Health Plans

Freedom Plan

Peach State Health Plan

Medicaid

Simply Healthcare Plans

Medicaid

Staywell (Wellcare)

Medicaid

UnitedHealthCare

Medicaid
United Healthcare

Wellcare of Georgia

Medicaid

Commercial Insurance Company

Locals (any local)

MagnaCare

Medicaid

Meritain Health

Tricare

Ratings & Reviews

Average Rating

4.3

Personal Performance

Time Well Spent

5.0

Trustworthiness

5.0

Answers Questions

5.0

Explains Conditions

5.0

Staff & Office

Office Env

5.0

Scheduling

5.0

Friendliness

5.0

Avg Wait Time

10 to 15 minutes

Dr. Dix Poppas

4.3