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
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (1987), Pediatric Nephrology

Research Interest

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


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

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
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, Th√łgersen 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


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Collin County
    D Magazine (2009-2012)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
    D Magazine (2009-2017)
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2009-2018)
  • 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)