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Wacharee Seeherunvong, M.D.

General Information

Wacharee  Seeherunvong, M.D.


  • Fax: 954-414-9103


  • Pediatric Nephrology (Pediatrics)
  • Pediatrics


English, Thai

Clinical Areas

Pediatric dialysis, Mineral bone disease in chronic kidney disease, Anemia, Cardiomyopathy complications of chronic kidney disease, Acute renal failure, Glomerulonephritis, Tubulointerstitial disease


  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Nephrology


  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Research Interests

Anemia and mineral bone disease in children with chronic renal disease and dialysis, Progression of renal disease, Vitamin D analog treatment in children with CKD


  • Umbilical artery histomorphometry: a link between the intrauterine environment and kidney development. DeFreitas MJ, Mathur D, Seeherunvong W, et al. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2017 Mar. PMID: 28260559
  • Longitudinal patterns of urine biomarkers in infants across gestational ages. DeFreitas MJ, Seeherunvong W, Katsoufis CP, et al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016 Jul. PMID: 26862052
  • Paricalcitol downregulates myocardial renin-angiotensin and fibroblast growth factor expression and attenuates cardiac hypertrophy in uremic rats. Freundlich M, et al. Am J Hypertens. 2014 May. PMID: 24072555
  • Forty-four-hour interdialytic ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and cardiovascular risk in pediatric hemodialysis patients. Katsoufis CP, Seeherunvong W, Sasaki N, et al. Clin Kidney J. 2014 Feb. PMID: 25859347
  • Neonatal kidney size and function in preterm infants: what is a true estimate of glomerular filtration rate? Abitbol CL, Seeherunvong W, Galarza MG, et al. J Pediatr. 2014 May. PMID: 24607244
  • Abnormalities in renal tubular phosphate handling in children with sickle cell disease. Raj VM, Freundlich M, Hamideh D et al. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014. PMID: 25132581
  • Capillary rarefaction: an early marker of microvascular disease in young hemodialysis patients. Edwards-Richards A, et al. Clin Kidney J. 2014 Dec.
  • Therapeutic plasma exchange in the treatment of exertional heat stroke and multiorgan failure. Raj VM, et al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Jun.
  • A child with BK virus infection: inadequacy of current therapeutic strategies. Pereira T, et al. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Nov. PMID: 22129324
  • Pica: an important and unrecognized problem in pediatric dialysis patients. Katsoufis CP, et al. J Ren Nutr. 2012 Nov.
  • Fibroblast growth factor 23 and left ventricular hypertrophy in children on dialysis. Seeherunvong W, et al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2012 Nov. PMID: 22710695
  • Tertiary excess of fibroblast growth factor 23 and hypophosphatemia following kidney transplantation. Seeherunvong W, Wolf M. Pediatr Transplant. 2011 Feb. Review. PMID: 20946192
  • Long-term risk of chronic kidney disease in unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney. Mansoor O, et al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Apr. PMID: 21240528
  • Rituximab targets podocytes in recurrent focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Fornoni A, et al. Sci Transl Med. 2011 Jun. PMID: 21632984
  • Two decades of pediatric kidney transplantation in a multi-ethnic cohort. Muneeruddin S, et al. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Aug. PMID: 20534024
  • Obesity and preterm birth: additive risks in the progression of kidney disease in children. Pediatr Nephrol. 2009.
  • Paricalcitol versus calcitriol treatment for hyperparathyroidism in pediatric hemodialysis patients. Seeherunvong W, Nwobi O, Abitbol CL, et al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2006. PMID: 16900383
  • Beneficial effects of continuous overnight catheter drainage in children with polyuric renal failure. MontanĂ© B, Abitbol C, Seeherunvong W, et al. BJU Int. 2003. PMID: 12930438
  • Vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency in children with early chronic kidney disease. Seeherunvong W, et al. J Pediatr. 2009 Jun. PMID: 19230902
  • Twenty-five years of infant dialysis: a single center experience. Hijazi R, et al. J Pediatr. 2009 Jul. PMID: 19324367
  • A renal protocol for all ages and all indications: mercapto-acetyl-triglycine (MAG3) with simultaneous injection of furosemide (MAG3-F0): a 17-year experience. Sfakianakis GN, et al. Semin Nucl Med. 2009. PMID: 19341836
  • Rituximab therapy for juvenile-onset systemic lupus erythematosus. Nwobi O, Abitbol CL, Chandar J, at al. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008
  • Identification of poor responders to erythropoietin among children undergoing hemodialysis. Seeherunvong W, Rubio L, Abitbol CL, et al. J Pediatr. 2001.
  • Intractable hypoglycemia in a patient with diabetes mellitus, bilateral nephrectomy, and chronic active hepatitis. Seeherunvong T, Seeherunvong W, Leal D, et al. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2000.
  • Three decades of progress in treating childhood-onset lupus nephritis. Pereira T, Abitbol CL, Seeherunvong W, et al. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Sep. PMID: 21799148


Super doctor of Florida
Super doctor of Florida
Top Pediatrician


2003 Pediatric Residency
SUNY Upstate Medical University
2000 Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology
University of Miami
1996 Pediatric Residency
Songklanakarind University, Department of Pediatrics
1992 M.D.
Mahidol University, Siriraj Hospital Faculty of Medicine


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