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Andrew Atz
MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion Office

(843) 876-0444

2250 Mall Drive North Charleston, SC 29406

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Primary Specialty

Pediatric Cardiologist

Practice MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
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

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.


Andrew Atz provides pediatric cardiology in North Charleston, SC 29406. 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 2250 Mall Drive, North Charleston, SC 29406 or to get more information.