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

Dix Phillip Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. Specialties: Pediatric Urology

Dix Phillip Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Specialties: Pediatric Urology
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About Dix Phillip Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

Dix P. Poppas, MD, FACS is Chief of Pediatric Urology at the Phyllis & David Komansky Children's Hospital 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.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Poppas was added to the 2019 Blue Ribbon Panel of Super Doctors, which showcases physicians nominated by colleagues on who they would choose when seeking medical care.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children's Hospital


  • Congenital Anomaly of Bladder

  • Congenital Anomaly of Kidney

  • Hypospadias

  • Inguinal Hernia

  • Laparoscopy

  • Reconstructive Surgery

  • Robotic Surgery

  • Umbilical Hernia

  • Undescended Testicle

  • Urinary Reflux


  • Fellowship: Harvard Hospitals
  • Internship: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
  • Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology