Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant Fellowship Program

Medical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant, Children's Health


Medical School American University - Beirut (1981)
Internship American University Medical Center (1981), Pediatrics
Residency American University Medical Center (1983), Pediatrics
Residency American University Medical Center (1984), Pediatrics
Fellowship 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