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Texas Medical Center
Specialty Care

Physical Medicine and Rehab, Palliative Care
Phone: 832-822-1620 (PM&R) | 832-822-7228 (Palliative Care) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Fax: 832-825-8978 (PM&R) | 832-825-7829 (Palliative Care)


6701 Fannin Street
16th Floor, Mark Wallace Tower
Houston, TX 77030

Marina M. Ma, MD


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Hospice/Palliative Care 2019
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Fellowship Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 2018
Georgetown University Residency Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 2018
Jacobi Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine Internship Internal Medicine 2013
Atma Jaya Catholic University Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2010


I am a dual-trained physician in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and palliative care. I am committed to providing my patients with high quality and evidence-based care that is also compassionate and patient and family-centered. Having lived and experienced medical education in a few different countries during my formative years, I am also dedicated to sharing my knowledge with and learning from the global health community.

Clinical Interests:

Integration of pediatric rehabilitation medicine and palliative care

Advance care planning in adolescent and young adults

Medical education

Global health

Research Interests:

Symptom management and shared decision making in medically complex children

Quality improvement in palliative care 


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Member
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Member
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Member
International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Member

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