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
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Research Interest

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


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Kidney Disease Progression in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease.
    Dell KM, Matheson M, Hartung EA, Warady BA, Furth SL J. Pediatr. 2016 Apr 171 196-201.e1
    Management of sensitized pediatric patients prior to renal transplantation.
    Pirojsakul K, Desai D, Lacelle C, Seikaly MG Pediatr. Nephrol. 2016 Jan
    Depressive Symptoms in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease.
    Kogon AJ, Matheson MB, Flynn JT, Gerson AC, Warady BA, Furth SL, Hooper SR J. Pediatr. 2016 Jan 168 164-70.e1
    Mass lesions in the transplanted kidney: Questions.
    Pirojsakul K, Powell J, Sengupta A, Desai D, Seikaly M Pediatr. Nephrol. 2015 Jul 30 7 1107-8, 1109-11
    Growth in children with chronic kidney disease: a report from the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study.
    Rodig NM, McDermott KC, Schneider MF, Hotchkiss HM, Yadin O, Seikaly MG, Furth SL, Warady BA Pediatr. Nephrol. 2014 Apr
    Validation of the CKiD formulae to estimate GFR in children post renal transplant.
    Siddique K, Leonard D, Borders L, Seikaly MG Pediatr. Nephrol. 2013 Nov
    Acute antibody-mediated rejection in pediatric kidney transplants: a single center experience.
    Twombley K, Thach L, Ribeiro A, Joseph C, Seikaly M Pediatr Transplant 2013 Nov 17 7 E149-55
    Emphysematous pyelonephritis in an infant.
    Siddique K, Seikaly MG Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2013 Oct 32 10 1157-8


    Featured Books Legend Featured Books

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Pediatric Specialists in Collin County
      D Magazine (2009-2012)
    • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
      D Magazine (2009-2015)
    • Texas Super Doctors
      Texas Monthly Magazine (2007-2015)
    • Texas Hall of Fame
    • American Board of Medical Specialties
      Marquis Who's Who Publication (2003-2012)
    • Best Pediatricians in Dallas
      D Magazine (2003-2012)
    • Guide to America's Best Pediatricians
    • The Best Doctors in America
    • International Scientist of the Year
      International Biographical Center of Cambridge (2002)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society for Transplantations (1996)
    • American Academy of Pediatrics (1988)
    • Dallas County Medical Society (1988)
    • American Society of Nephrology (1987)
    • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (1987)
    • International Society of Nephrology (1987)
    • National Kidney Foundation (1987)