Halima Saadia Janjua, MD $$

Pediatric Nephrologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Halima Janjua, M.D., is a pediatric nephrologist at Children’s Health℠ and Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern. She has a wide variety of clinical interests including chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, kidney stones, congenital kidney disorders and kidney transplant

Dr. Janjua earned her medical degree at King Edward Medical College in Pakistan. She completed her pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and her pediatric nephrology fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. 

I believe in a strong patient-physician relationship, effective communication and involving patients in their own health care decisions.
Dr. Halima Janjua

“I believe in a strong patient-physician relationship, effective communication and involving patients in their own health care decisions,” says Dr. Janjua.

Her research interests include congenital anomalies of the kidneys, kidney transplants and high blood pressure in children. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology. Dr. Janjua is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation and the Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium.

Dr. Janjua enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her loved ones.

Education and Training

Medical School
King Edward Medical College, Lahore (2002)
Childrens Hospital of Michigan GME (2008), Pediatrics
Nationwide Children's Hospital (2011), Pediatric Nephrology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Nephrotic Syndrome
    • Hypertension
    • Kidney Stones
    • Kidney Transplantation
  • Publications

    • A 9-Day-Old With Weight Loss and Diarrhea. Rajbhandari P, Mandelia C, Janjua HS, Selvakumar PKC, Krishna S, Pediatrics 2017 May 139 5
    • Fibroblast growth factor-23 and chronic allograft injury in pediatric renal transplant recipients: a Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium study. Seifert ME, Ashoor IF, Chiang ML, Chishti AS, Dietzen DJ, Gipson DS, Janjua HS, Selewski DT, Hruska KA, Pediatric transplantation 2016 May 20 3 378-87
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
    • American Society of Transplantation
    • American Society of Nephrology
    • International Pediatric Nephrology Association
    • Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium

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