Dr. Scott E. Wenderfer MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Scott Wenderfer is a pediatric nephrologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Wenderfer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Texas Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Glomerular Disease Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Inflammatory Kidney Diseases, Complement System Proteins, Vasculitis, Fc Receptors, Genetic Kidney Diseases, Autoimmune Diseases, Lupus Nephritis

Hospital Affiliation

Texas Children's Hospital
Ranked #4 in Pediatrics: Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Pediatrics, 2001–2004

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 2004–2006

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Basci Science Research Funding, National Institutes of Health

Victor Chanteil Young Investigator Award, National Kidney Foundation

Publications & Presentations

Differential expression of functional Fc-receptors and additional immune complex receptors on mouse kidney cells.
Suwanichkul, A.,Wenderfer, S. E.

Intravenous immunoglobulin in the management of lupus nephritis.
Wenderfer, S. E., Thacker, T.

A69: Lupus Nephritis and Autoantibody Characteristics of a Single Center Cohort of Male Pediatric SLE Patients.
Wenderfer, S. E.,Canter, D.,Deguzman, M.,Muscal, E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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