Andrew Reisner, MD, is a Pediatric Neurosurgeon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Reisner joined Children’s in 1999 and currently serves as the Elaine and John C. Carlos Chair for Neurotrauma as well as Medical Director of Neuro Trauma and Concussion.
Dr. Reisner completed his neurosurgery residency training at Emory University School of Medicine followed by his fellowship training in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.
Dr. Reisner’s research interests include traumatic brain injury (concussion and severe TBI), brain tumors, radiosurgery and intracranial bleeds in children.
Focus of Practice
Areas of Interest
- Brain tumors
- Gamma knife radiosurgery
- Pituitary disorder/pituitary tumors
In the News
No reliable biomarker for predicting COVID-19 and MIS-C severity was available until the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Neurotrauma Lab serendipitously discovered elevated levels of plasma osteopontin, an inflammatory biomarker they use to follow traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions, were also elevated in COVID-19 positive and MIS-C patients.