Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Fellowship Program

Medical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant, Children's Health


Medical School
American University - Beirut (1981)
American University Medical Center (1981), Pediatrics
American University Medical Center (1983), Pediatrics
American University Medical Center (1984), Pediatrics
Georgetown University Hospital (1987), Pediatric Nephrology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Chronic Kidney Disease

Research Interest

  • Metabolic bone disease in children
  • Pediatric hypertension
  • Pediatric renal transplant


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

An infant with hypercalcemia and rachitic changes: question.
Siddique K, Lucke A, Lucio D, Lopez X, Seikaly M Pediatr. Nephrol. 2013 Feb 28 2 245-6, 247-9
Intraventricular rituximab and systemic chemotherapy for treatment of central nervous system post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after kidney transplantation.
Twombley K, Pokala H, Ardura MI, Harker-Murray P, Johnson-Welch SF, Weinberg A, Seikaly M Pediatr Transplant 2012 Sep 16 6 E201-9
Pediatric nephrology: highlights for the general practitioner.
Seikaly M, Habib S, Barakat AJ, Gattineni J, Quigley R, Desi D Int J Pediatr 2012 2012 270725
Highlights for the management of a child with hypertension.
Seikaly MG Int J Pediatr 2012 2012 364716
Inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) activity as a pharmacodynamic biomarker of mycophenolic acid effects in pediatric kidney transplant recipients.
Fukuda T, Goebel J, Thøgersen H, Maseck D, Cox S, Logan B, Sherbotie J, Seikaly M, Vinks AA J Clin Pharmacol 2011 Mar 51 3 309-20
Strategies of treatment of pediatric hypertension.
Seikaly MG, Bahlawan-Seikaly S J Med Liban 2010 Jul-Sep 58 3 161-6
Recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in renal allograft: an in-depth review.
Vinai M, Waber P, Seikaly MG Pediatr Transplant 2010 May 14 3 314-25
The effect of rhGH on height velocity and BMI in children with CKD: a report of the NAPRTCS registry.
Seikaly MG, Waber P, Warady BA, Stablein D Pediatr. Nephrol. 2009 Sep 24 9 1711-7

Honors & Awards

  • American Board of Medical Specialties
    Marquis Who's Who Publication 2003-2012 (2012)
  • Best Pediatric Specialist in Dallas
    D-Magazine 2009-2012 (2012)
  • Best Pediatrician in Collins County
    D-Magazine 2009-2012 (2012)
  • Best Pediatrician in Dallas
    D-Magazine 2003-2012 (2012)
  • Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly 2007-2012 (2012)
  • The Best Doctors in America
    2003-2012 (2012)
  • Guide to America's Best Pediatricians
    2003-2009 (2009)
  • Texas Hall of fame
    2005-2009 (2009)
  • International Scientist of the Year
    International Biographical Center of Cambridge (2002)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Transplantations
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation