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Kidney (Renal)


Texas Medical Center

Kidney (Renal)
Phone: 832-824-3800
Fax: 832-825-9330


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Mini Michael, MD, FRACP, MMed

Associate Professor, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Nephrology 2003
University of Sydney Residency Pediatrics 2000
University of Sydney Internship Pediatrics 1996
Prince of Wales Hospital Residency Rotating Internship 1995
Government Medical College Medical School Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 1991


Dr. Michael provides care for all pediatric renal patients and her special interests include renal transplantation, hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and nephrotic syndrome. She has a holistic approach to patient care. 

Clinical Interests:

• Hemolytic uremic syndrome

• Nephrotic syndrome

• Kidney Stones

• Kidney Transplantation

Research Interests:

• Systematic reviews

• Patient Reported Outcomes

• Long-term outcomes of pediatric kidney transplant


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Society of Nephrology Member
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Member
Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Member
International Pediatric Nephrology Association Member
National Kidney Foundation Member

Selected Publications

Carvalho-Salemi J, Moreno L, Michael M. Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention, Part One and Two. Journal of Renal Nutrition 27(1):e5-8, 27(2):e11-14. PubMed PMIDs: 27979327, 28215360, 2017.

Wu X, Vega M, Swartz SJ, Michael M. Milky appearance of peritoneal fluid in a neonate on peritoneal dialysis due to end-stage renal disease: Question and Answers. Pediatric Nephrology 33(1)71-76. PubMed PMIDs: 28283761, 28283762, 2017.

Tal L, Bechara CF, Michael M. A case of gross hematuria with flank pain in a 16-year-old boy: Question and Answers. Pediatric Nephrology32(8):1343-1347, PubMed PMIDs: 27798727, 27798728, 2017.

Michael M, Minard CG, Kale AS, Brewer ED:  Outcomes of two-drug maintenance immunosuppression for pediatric renal transplantation: 10-yr follow-up in a single center. Pediatric Transplantation PubMed PMID: 26916966, 2015.

Michael M, Elliott EJ, Ridley GF, Hodson EM, Craig JC. Interventions for haemolytic uraemic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews (1):CD003595. PMID: 19160220, 2009.

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