Pediatric Cardiologist Brings Expertise to Loyola’s Nationally Renowned Team

News Archive January 02, 2013

Pediatric Cardiologist Brings Expertise to Loyola’s Nationally Renowned Team

MAYWOOD, Ill. – T. Marsha Ma, MD, has joined Loyola University Health System’s nationally renowned cardiology team as a pediatric cardiologist. She also is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Dr. Ma’s medical interests include pediatric cardiology, adult and adolescent congenital heart disease, lipid abnormalities and obesity.

She is active in research and is working with a team at Loyola to do more studies on pediatric obesity. She has completed research that focuses on using 3D echocardiography to evaluate the right ventricular function before and after an exercise stress test. She is passionate about educating future physicians and medical staff here in the U.S. as well as in China.

She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. In addition, she completed her residency in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Ma sees patients at the Loyola Center for Children’s Health at Oakbrook Terrace, 1S260 Summit Ave, and the main medical center campus in Maywood. To make an appointment, please call 888.LUHS.888 or visit loyolamedicine.org.

For media inquiries, please contact Evie Polsley at epolsley@lumc.edu or call (708) 216-5313 or (708) 417-5100.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.
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