Nina Ma, MD, CCD

Nina Ma, MD, CCD

Director, Bone Health Program

  • Contact: Endocrine: 617-355-7476

  • Fax: 617-730-0194

Medical Services


  • Endocrinology
  • Bone Health


  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine


  • Endocrinology Program
  • Bone Health Program
To schedule an appointment: Call Endocrine: 617-355-7476 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education



Children's Hospital Los Angeles,

Los Angeles, CA


Children's Hospital Los Angeles,

Los Angeles, CA


Children's Hospital Los Angeles,

Los Angeles, CA


  • Pediatric Endocrinology


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Zalewski A, Ma NS, Legeza B, Renthal N, Flück CE, Pandey AV. Vitamin D-Dependent Rickets Type 1 Caused by Mutations in CYP27B1 Affecting Protein Interactions With Adrenodoxin. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Sep; 101(9):3409-18.
  2. Ma NS, Thompson C, Weston S. Brief Report: Scurvy as a Manifestation of Food Selectivity in Children with Autism. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Apr; 46(4):1464-70.
  3. Ma NS, Gordon CM. The truth about vitamin D and adolescent skeletal health. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012 Dec; 23(3):457-70.
  4. Fink C, Vedin AM, Garcia-Filion P, Ma NS, Geffner ME, Borchert M. Newborn thyroid-stimulating hormone in children with optic nerve hypoplasia: associations with hypothyroidism and vision. J AAPOS. 2012 Oct; 16(5):418-23.
  5. Ma NS, Gordon CM. Pediatric osteoporosis: where are we now? J Pediatr. 2012 Dec; 161(6):983-90.
  6. Venkatramani R, Ma NS, Pitukcheewanont P, Malogolowkin MH, Mascarenhas L. Gorham's disease and diffuse lymphangiomatosis in children and adolescents. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Apr; 56(4):667-70.
  7. Ma NS, Fink C, Geffner ME, Borchert M. Evolving central hypothyroidism in children with optic nerve hypoplasia. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan-Feb; 23(1-2):53-8.
  8. Franklin SL, Austin J, Reh CS, Ma NS, Kim M. 2009 Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society Washington DC, United States (June 10-13, 2009)--selected highlights. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2009 Dec; 7(2):50-8.
  9. Ma NS, Shah AJ, Geffner ME, Kapoor N. Igf-I stimulates in vivo thymopoiesis after stem cell transplantation in a child with Omenn syndrome. J Clin Immunol. 2010 Jan; 30(1):114-20.
  10. Ma NS, Malloy PJ, Pitukcheewanont P, Dreimane D, Geffner ME, Feldman D. Hereditary vitamin D resistant rickets: identification of a novel splice site mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene and successful treatment with oral calcium therapy. Bone. 2009 Oct; 45(4):743-6.
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  12. Ma NS, Geffner ME. Gynecomastia in prepubertal and pubertal men. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):465-70.
To schedule an appointment: Call Endocrine: 617-355-7476 or Request an Appointment


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