American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Conference and Exhibition

Dr. J.J. Saenz and Dr. Jenny Saenz-Siedow recently attended the American Academy of Pediatrics annual conference in Washington D.C. Dr. Saenz-Siedow first attended the conference in her mother’s womb in 1980. She has since attended many times, each time wearing a green “Guest” badge. This was her first year as a conference participant with a blue “Resident” badge. She is currently completing her pediatric

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Pediatric Center at Renaissance offers Fluoride Varnish to Help Prevent Dental Caries, Supports AAP Reccomendation

In 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) added the recommendation that pediatricians should make sure patient’s teeth are being varnished with fluoride. This recommendation will be included in the 2015 version of its Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care, which it published online August 31 and in the September issue of Pediatrics.  According to an article published online, dental caries, or cavities, remain the most

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Follow Pediatric Center at Renaissance on Facebook

Pediatric Center at Renaissance is committed to staying connected to patients and families. We are happy to announce that we are now on Facebook! Like our page to keep updated with important office information, to learn about trends in pediatric care and to find valuable articles on kids health.


Pediatric Center at Renaissance Implements New Tool to Improve Communication and Save Time

Pediatric Center at Renaissance is proud to now provide an online system that allows you to log-in and complete questionnaires at home before your visit. “CHADIS” stands for “Child Health And Development Interactive System.” CHADIS helps you communicate securely with your doctor over the Internet before your office visit. You can use CHADIS on a computer, tablet (such as an iPad) or smart phone (Android, Windows, iPhone, etc.) to:

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NCQA-PCMH 2011 Recognition

We are proud to announce that Pediatric Center at Renaissance has been awarded recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient Centered Medical Home 2011 Program! According to NCQA President, Margaret E O’Kane “The NCQA Patient – Centered Medical Home is a model of 21st century primary care that combines access, teamwork and technology to delivery quality care and improve health.” NCQA’s

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Pediatric Center at Renaissance is pleased to announce the future addition of Dr. Jennifer Saenz!

Pediatric Center at Renaissance is excited to announce that in August of 2016, the practice will be joined by Dr. Jennifer Saenz. After graduating from McAllen Memorial High School in 1999, Dr. Saenz  attended Duke University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a minor in Spanish, and received a certificate in Human Development.  After her Duke graduation in 2003, she completed her post-baccalaureate program at Barry

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My Kid’s Chart is here!

Are you looking for a way to access your child’s medical records on your smartphone, tablet or PC?  We are happy to announce that our patient portal is now available so you can have important medical information at your fingertips. Using a secure password and user ID you can log in to our practice at MyKidsChart.com/mcallenpedi 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. What

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Need a Nurse After Hours? 24 Hour Access for Urgent Requests is Now Available!

If you have an urgent request after normal business hours, you can now contact NurseWise at 1-800-783-5386.  Nursewise is staffed with Registered Nurses available 24 hours a day to provide health information.  In the event of a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 or head to the nearest hospital.


Voluntary Recall of MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor

The makers of MOTRIN® are voluntarily recalling nearly 200,000 bottles of MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor (1/2 fl oz bottles), which can be identified by the Lot Number on the bottle. The Lot Numbers affected by this recall are DCB3T01, DCB4R01 and DDB4S01. If you have purchased MOTRIN® Infants’ Drops Original Berry Flavor with these Lot Numbers, immediately stop using the medication and dispose of any

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McAllen Pediatric Associates at Renaissance welcomes Dr. Daniella Rodriguez-Rico!

Daniella Rodriguez-Rico M.D. is the newest member of the McAllen Pediatric Associates at Renaissance team. After completing medical school at The Ignacio A. Santos School of Medicine in Monterrey, Mexico, Daniella attended Penn State Children’s Hospital in Hershey, Pennsylvania for her pediatric residency.  After finishing medical school, Daniella completed clerkships in Pediatric Urology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and Cardiology Transplant at

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