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- Aug 1984 - Jun 1988
- Aug 1980 - Jun 1982
A leader in the field of pediatric urology, Dr. Dix Poppas holds several patents for procedures and tools used for tissue welding and soldering during surgery. Since 1996, Dr. Poppas has concentrated his research at the Pediatric Urology Basic Science Research Laboratory, where he serves as Co-director, and the Laboratory for Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery, where he is Director. Over the course of his career, Dr. Dix Poppas has been granted millions of dollars in research support from various corporations and institutions. His current research focuses on continuing to improve surgical wound closure procedures while developing new techniques to address various urological issues. Dr. Dix Poppas has been a faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical College for more than a decade, where he has contributed additional research efforts. With his comprehensive knowledge of urology, Dr. Poppas collaborates with several departments within Weill Cornell Medical College, including Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Throughout his career, Dr. Dix Poppas has won an array of awards and accolades for his dedication to advancing medical science and was distinguished as one of the “Top 100 Minimally Invasive Surgeons” in 2002 by New York Magazine. He was also named a Top Doctor in the New York Metro Area Castle Connelly Guide and earned a spot on the Who’s Who in America for seven consecutive years. Dr. Dix Poppas holds Diplomate status in the American Board of Urology and obtained board certification in pediatric urology the first time it was offered in 2008. He participates in numerous professional organizations, including The New York Clinical Society, , and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. As one of the nation’s leading urologists, Dr. Poppas holds status as a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.