Kurt Heiss, M.D.

Medical Director, Surgical Quality
Pediatric Surgeon


Children's Pediatric Surgery Practice
1975 Century Blvd., Suite 6, Atlanta, GA 30345

Children's Pediatric Surgery Practice
2660 Satellite Boulevard, Duluth, GA 30096

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1983
Residency: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1984-1989
Fellowship: Pediatric Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada 1989-1991


  • Pediatric General Surgery, General Surgery
Professional Scientific Societies
  • Pediatric Oncology Group
  • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Fellow
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association

Publications / Presentations
Selected journal articles authored/co-authored by Dr. Heiss are available at PubMed, the online database provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health publications.

  • Phi Beta Kappa - University of Colorado, 1979
  • Frederic A. Coller Award, Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 1987

Areas of Interest
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Healthcare delivery research
  • Quality improvement in surgical services
  • Surgical Education
  • Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic surgery

Privileges Egleston
Scottish Rite