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Maha Haddad, M.D. View profile as PDF

Maha  Haddad

Philosophy of Care

I team with my patients and their families to meet our common goal of fighting a disease in the smoothest way possible. As a pediatric nephrologist, I care for a wide range of problems affecting the kidneys, ranging from simple problems like protein and blood in the urine to dialysis and transplant. I love to take care of my patients, providing a helping hand to them and their families when they need it most.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Nephrology



Pediatric Nephrology

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
Pediatric Specialty Clinics
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 3200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-3112

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:



M.D., Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, 1993


University of Tennessee, Erlanger Health, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2004


James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee, 2005

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2005
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, 2007

Select Recent Publications:

Haddad M, Lau K, Butani L. Idiopathic Hypercalciuria in Children. Salud (i) Ciencia. Sociedad Iberoamericana de Informacion Cientifica. 1-13.

Haddad M, Lau K, Butani L. Remission of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type I with the use of tacrolimus. Pediatr Nephrol. 2007 Oct;22(10):1787-91. Epub 2007 Jul 3.

Lau K, Haddad M, Butani L. New Strategies in the Management of Children and Adolescents with Proliferative Lupus Nephritis. Current Rheumatology Reviews. 3: 280-286.

Lau KK, Haddad MN, Berg GM, Perez RV, Butani L. Rapid steroid discontinuation for pediatric renal transplantation: a single center experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2007 Aug;11(5):504-10.

Lau KK, Yang SP, Haddad MN, Butani L, Makker SP. Mitochondrial encephalopathy with lactic acidosis and stroke-like episodes syndrome with hypothyroidism and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in a paediatric patient. Int Urol Nephrol. 2007;39(3):941-6.

Mulder J, Chakravarty S, Haddad MN, Baum M, Quigley R. Glucocorticoids increase osmotic water permeability (Pf) of neonatal rabbit renal brush border membrane vesicles. Am J hysiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 May;288(5):R1417-21. Epub 2005 Jan 20.

Haddad M, Lin F, Dwarakanath V, Cordes K, Baum M. Developmental changes in proximal tubule tight junction proteins. Pediatr Res. 2005 Mar;57(3):453-7. Epub 2004 Dec 7.

Mulder J, Haddad MN, Vernon K, Baum M, Quigley R. Hypothyroidism increases osmotic water permeability (Pf) in the developing renal brush border membrane. Pediatr Res. 2003 Jun;53(6):1001-7. Epub 2003 Mar 5.

To see if Maha Haddad is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).