Andrew Atz Featured Provider
Andrew Atz
MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital Office

(843) 876-0444

10 McClennan Banks Dr Charleston, SC 29425

Andrew Atz

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.
Primary Specialty

Pediatric Cardiologist

Practice MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
Gender Male
Education University of Florida College of Medicine
Training The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Childrens Hospital
Certification SC, SC-0T4695, SC-20628, MA, MA-80640, MD, MD-P04353, SC-BA4421587, SC-2020628, American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics-1193, American Board of Pediatrics-55283, PALS
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital
Languages English
Services Andrew Atz provides pediatric cardiology in Charleston, SC 29425. A Pediatric Cardiologist is a physician who has chosen to specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and defects of the heart and circulatory system. These diseases or defects may be present at birth or may develop later in life.

Please call Andrew Atz at (843) 876-0444 to schedule an appointment at 10 McClennan Banks Dr, Charleston, SC 29425 or to get more information.
Additional Services Pediatrician, Cardiologist, Doctor
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