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Pediatric Nephrology

For appointments with our St. Petersburg Pediatric Nephrologists:  (727) 767-4161


Central Florida’s leader for the care of kidney disorders

The Pediatric Nephrology providers at USF Health care for infants, children and teens with acute and chronic diseases of the kidney and the urinary system. Our pediatric nephrologists diagnose and treat problems that include congenital malformations of the kidney, nephritis, chronic renal insufficiency, acute renal failure, hypertension, electrolyte disorders and renal transplantation. Services are provided throughout the Tampa Bay Area in partnership with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Bay Care, and Tampa. 

Please access Patient Resources to find helpful links to learn more about ways to raise a healthy child.

Schedule an Appointment

Patients are seen upon referral from their primary care provider for evaluation and management of pediatric nephrology problems. Appointments are regularly scheduled in Tampa and St. Petersburg.

Note: If your child has Managed Care, HMO, Medipass, or Medicaid HMO insurance that requires authorization, please call your child’s primary care physician as soon as possible to obtain authorization before your appointment with us, as well as any lab tests and X-rays. Otherwise, you may be responsible for all charges which pertain to the visit.

For more information on appointment scheduling, select your preferred location below.

Appointments with Dr. Valerie Panzarino & Dr. Alfonso Campos.

Please call (813) 259-8760
Fax (813) 259-8765

Tampa office staff will schedule appointments for the following clinic sites:

  • John Curran Children's Health Center (formerly CMS; Tampa)
  • St. Joseph Children’s Hospital Specialty Clinic (Tampa)
  • JHACH Specialty Care of Lakeland (Lakeland)
  • Ft. Myers HealthPark Renal Clinic (Ft. Myers)
  • Specialty Care of Pasco (New Port Richey)

Appointments with Dr. Valerie Panzarino, Dr. Frank Ayestaran Cassani, and Dr. Jessica Rodriguez

Please call (727) 767-4181 or
1-800-456-4543 ext. 4181
Fax (727) 767-4219

St. Petersburg office staff will schedule appointments for the following Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital clinic sites:

  • Outpatient Care Center (St. Petersburg)
  • Specialty Care of Sarasota (Sarasota)
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