Andrew M. Atz, MD

Andrew M. Atz, MD

Physician in North Charleston, SC
Specialties: Pediatric Cardiology
NPI #1013025063

Andrew Martin Atz, MD

Andrew M. Atz, M.D. is a professor and chair of pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He has amassed an important and productive career in cardiology-based patient oriented research. Instrumental in reporting the initial early human use of inhaled nitric oxide in patients with reversible pulmonary hypertension, he has subsequently expanded his research experience into multicenter clinical drug and management studies. He was the director of the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PCICU) at MUSC for 15 years until assuming the role of chief of pediatric cardiology in 2013. He is also director of the pediatric clinical trials group. He became chair of the Department of Pediatrics in 2017. Dr. Atz has been a principal investigator for NHLBI-sponsored Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) and is the network chair for three of the ongoing studies. He is also a principal investigator in the NICHD-sponsored Idea States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network. Dr. Atz has acknowledged expertise in pediatric cardiac intensive care, with a special interest in the clinical management of perioperative care and pulmonary hypertension. He has received funding for more than 40 multi-institutional prospective clinical trials assessing pharmacologic therapies and monitoring devices.

Board Certifications: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics

My Offices

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Pediatric heart transplant
  • Pulmonary hypertension
Education
  • Internship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship at Childrens Hospital
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Medical School
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

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