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Kidney (Renal)


Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-3800
Fax: 832-825-9330


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Sahar Siddiqui, MD

Assistant Professor, Renal Section, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children’s National Medical Center Fellowship Pediatric Nephrology 2016
Virginia Commonwealth university Residency Pediatrics 2012
Winthrop University Hospital Internship 2010
DOW Medical College Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2006


Dr. Siddiqui specializes in caring for pediatric patients from infancy to adolescence with a wide variety of renal disorders including obstructive uropathies, hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplant. Her philosophy of care is based on putting patients first, working together with families and subspecialists to construct treatment plans for children with chronic kidney disease and transitioning them towards renal transplantation. Her research interest is in nephrotic syndrome, chronic kidney disease and its comorbidities.  She also has interest in advocacy and health policy for children with kidney disease.

Clinical Interests:

• Cystinosis

• Glomerulonephritis

• End Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) / chronic dialysis

• Kidney Transplantation

Research Interests:

• Nephrotic syndrome

• Outcomes research in chronic kidney disease (CKD) 


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics

American Society of Nephrology Member
American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Member

Selected Publications

Siddiqui S, Mistry K., Moudgil A. Pleural and pericardial effusion: A manifestation of SVC syndrome in a child on chronic hemodialysis. Hemodialysis International 19(Suppl 3):S51-S53, PubMed PMID: 26448389, 2015.

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