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Pediatric Nephrology

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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. 

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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.

To schedule an appointment, please contact:

Tampa (813) 259-8760
St. Petersburg (727) 767-4181

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

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. 


  • Dr. Valerie Panzarino
  • Dr. Alfonso Campos

Phone (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)
  • JHACH Specialty Care of Ft. Myers (Ft. Myers)
  • Specialty Care of Pasco (New Port Richey)


  • Dr. Fabiola Marin Ruiz
  • Dr. Frank Ayestaran Cassani
  • Dr. Jessica Rodriguez

Phone (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)