Rossana Malatesta Muncher, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Renal Section, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
|Cincinnati Children's Hospital/Univ. of Cincinnati||fellowship||Pediatric Nephrology||2012|
|University of Cincinnati College of Medicine||professional education||Master of Science||2012|
|Miami Children's Hospital||internship/residency||Pediatrics||2009|
|Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia||medical school||Medical Degree||2004|
Dr. Malatesta is a dedicated pediatric nephrologist who takes care of children with all types of kidney disease including hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, obstructive uropathies, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease, dialysis and transplantation. She has special clinical interest in chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease and dialysis patients. Her research interest is on cardiovascular complications of children with chronic kidney disease, mainly during dialysis.
• Chronic kidney disease
• End Stage Renal Disease / chronic dialysis
• Patient Reported Outcomes
• Cardiovascular outcomes in Pediatric Hypertension
• Renal manifestations of Sickle Cell Anemia
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Fellow|
|American Society of Nephrology||Member|
|American Society of Pediatric Nephrology||Member|
|Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (MWPNC)||Site-PI GIGA Kids Study|
Malatesta-Muncher R, Wansapura J, Taylor M, Lindquist D, Hor K, Mitsnefes M. Early cardiac dysfunction in pediatric patients on maintenance dialysis and post kidney transplant. Pediatric Nephrology 2012 Jul;27(7):1157-64.
Malatesta-Muncher R, Mitsnefes MM. Management of blood pressure in children. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 2012 May;21(3):318-22.