Andrew Kobets, MD, MHS is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Neurological Surgery and the Department of Neurological Surgery at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.
Dr. Kobets received his medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT and completed his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center where he was trained by James T. Goodrich, MD, PhD and Dr. Rick Abbott, MD.
Dr. Kobets completed his Pediatric Neurosurgery training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD where he focused on minimally-invasive and endoscopic approaches for the treatment of common neurosurgical conditions in children.
Dr. Kobets has published a number of papers on a variety of topics in pediatric neurosurgery and serves on several editorial boards for adult and pediatric neurosurgical journals. Dr. Kobets has delivered several dozen lectures nationally and internationally on topics pertaining to pediatric neurosurgery, with a particular focus on the use of 3D printing and modeling to assist in the preoperative planning of pediatric neurosurgical procedures.
Dr. Kobets is a members of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, The American Academy of Neurological Surgeons, the AANS/CNS Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and the Society for Radiosurgery. Dr. Kobets has been awarded the Leo M. Davidoff Society Award for Outstanding Medical Student Education, The Fred Epstein Award from the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Norma Bailey Berniker Prize from the Yale School of Medicine, the American Medical Student Association Scholarship, and has been named a Farr Scholar of the Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Kobets currently runs a lab at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in which he is developing a model of hydrocephalus secondary to intraventricular hemorrhage and is trialing to use of cutting-edge therapies to prevent life-long shunt dependence in children with hydrocephalus.
Dr. Kobets was born and raised in Queens, NY to parents who emigrated from the former Soviet Union and is the first in his family to be born in the United States. He is a proud graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. Dr. Kobets is married to Dr. Kseniya Kobets, Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at Montefiore.