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

Pediatric end stage renal disease health-related quality of life differs by modality: a PedsQL ESRD analysis.
Goldstein SL, Rosburg NM, Warady BA, Seikaly M, McDonald R, Limbers C, Varni JW Pediatr. Nephrol. 2009 Aug 24 8 1553-60
Respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis: a survey of pediatric solid organ transplant centers.
Michaels MG, Fonseca-Aten M, Green M, Charsha-May D, Friedman B, Seikaly M, Sánchez PJ Pediatr Transplant 2009 Jun 13 4 451-6
Successful split liver-kidney transplant for factor H associated hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Saland JM, Shneider BL, Bromberg JS, Shi PA, Ward SC, Magid MS, Benchimol C, Seikaly MG, Emre SH, Bresin E, Remuzzi G Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2009 Jan 4 1 201-6
Urinary prostaglandins and the effect of indomethacin on phosphate excretion in children with hypophosphatemic rickets.
Seikaly MG, Waber PG, Baum M Pediatr. Res. 2008 Aug 64 2 210-2
Use of rhGH in children with chronic kidney disease: lessons from NAPRTCS.
Seikaly MG, Salhab N, Warady BA, Stablein D Pediatr. Nephrol. 2007 Aug 22 8 1195-204
Bisphosphonate use in children with bone disease.
Hickey J, Lemons D, Waber P, Seikaly MG J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2006 Nov 14 12 638-44
Stature in children with chronic kidney disease: analysis of NAPRTCS database.
Seikaly MG, Salhab N, Gipson D, Yiu V, Stablein D Pediatr. Nephrol. 2006 Jun 21 6 793-9
Impact of alendronate on quality of life in children with osteogenesis imperfecta.
Seikaly MG, Kopanati S, Salhab N, Waber P, Patterson D, Browne R, Herring JA J Pediatr Orthop 2005 Nov-Dec 25 6 786-91
Patterns and time of initiation of dialysis in US children.
Seikaly MG, Salhab N, Browne R Pediatr. Nephrol. 2005 Jul 20 7 982-8
Validation of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services algorithm for eligibility for dialysis.
Seikaly MG, Loleh S, Rosenblum A, Browne R Pediatr. Nephrol. 2004 Aug 19 8 893-7


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)