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