Andrew Reisner, M.D.

Pediatric Neurosurgeon
Medical Director, Neuro Trauma
Medical Director, Concussion Program

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Pediatric Neurosurgery Associates at Children's at Healthcare of Atlanta
5455 Meridian Mark Road, Suite 540, Atlanta, GA 30342

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Education and Training Medical Degree: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,
Residency: Emory University School of Medicine , Atlanta, GA
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco , San Francisco, CA


  • Neurological Surgery
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow - FACS)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
  • Georgia Neurosurgical Society
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Greater Atlanta Pediatric Society
  • Hydrocephalus Association

Publications / Presentations

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

  • Authored/co-authored 30 publications
  • Participated in 138 national presentations

  • Trubshaw Medal, Most Distinguished Candidate, Surgical Primary Examination, College of Medicine of South Africa, 1983
  • Resident Research Award, Dekalb Medical Society, 1992
  • Outstanding Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 1995
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Fort Knox Child Development Service, 1995
  • Editorial: Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, Vol. 97, No. 2, p 73, 1999
  • JE Wallace Sterling Award for Academic Achievement, Stanford University, 2010
  • "Golden Apple Award", Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, 2011
  • Atlanta Super Doctors, 2012
  • Outstanding Contribution of Pediatrics Award, Wellstar, 2013
  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Concussion Program, Endorsed by GA Dept of Health, 2013
  • Andrew Reisner Traumatic Brain Injury Rund, Established 2013
  • Best Doctors of America, 2007-2014
  • Top Doctors, Atlanta Magazine, 2011-2014

Professional Interests
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Pituitary disorder/Pituitary tumors
  • Brain tumors
  • Congenital anomalies of the brain and spine
  • Hydrocephalus-congenital and post-hemorrhagic
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage
  • Perinatal consultation
  • Traumatic brain injury

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