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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Keeping You Connected to Your Child’s Health

  Want to be reminded of your child’s appointments? Want to know when it’s time to bring in your child for shots? Pediatric Center at Renaissance will contact you by phone, text or email so you don’t miss an important visit to the doctor’s office. Let us know how you want to be contacted and we’ll let you know when you need to come

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Dr. J.J. Saenz Elected by the Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association

Dr. J.J. Saenz was elected by the Baylor College of Medicine Alumni Association Executive Committee as the 2011-2012 Alumni Association president. Dr. Saenz completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin and went on to receive a bachelor of science in pharmacy. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in 1976 and also completed his pediatrics residency there. Dr. Saenz is

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Summertime Safety

Summer is here which means it is time for fun in the sun!  It is important to keep our kids safe while they enjoy spending time outdoors.  The American Academy of Pediatrics has some helpful safety tips every parent should know. http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/summertips.cfm


Acanthosis Nigricans – A Possible Warning Sign of Diabities in Children

Childhood diabetes has been on the rise in the United States over the last several years. Inactivity, obesity and a family history of diabetes all contribute to Type 2 Diabetes in children, especially in minorities. One possible warning sign of diabetes is acanthosis nigricans, which is a condition that results in darkening of the skin. The Mayo Clinic has an article on their website

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