Nina Ma, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Professional Titles

  • Ed and Jeannette Kerr Family Endowed Chair in Endocrinology
  • Director, Bone and Mineral Metabolism Program


  • Cohen LL, Berry JG, Ma NS, Cook DL, Hedequist DJ, Karlin LI, Emans JB, Hresko MT, Snyder BD, Glotzbecker MP. Spinal Fusion in Pediatric Patients With Low Bone Density: Defining the Value of DXA. J Pediatr Orthop. 2022 Aug 1;42(7):e713-e719. PubMed PMID: 35605209
  • Warner LA, Sewell RL, Ma NS. Vitamin D Update in the Pediatric Population. Adv Pediatr. 2021 Aug;68:171-194. PubMed PMID: 34243851
  • Whyte MP, Ma NS, Mumm S, Gottesman GS, McAlister WH, Nenninger AR, Bijanki VN, Ericson KL, Magnusson P. Persistent idiopathic hyperphosphatasemia from bone alkaline phosphatase in a healthy boy. Bone. 2020 Sep;138:115459. PubMed PMID: 32474245
  • Cree-Green M, Carreau AM, Davis SM, Frohnert BI, Kaar JL, Ma NS, Nokoff NJ, Reusch JEB, Simon SL, Nadeau KJ. Peer mentoring for professional and personal growth in academic medicine. J Investig Med. 2020 Aug;68(6):1128-1134. PubMed PMID: 32641352
  • Eswarakumar AS, Ma NS, Ward LM, Backeljauw P, Wasserman H, Weber DR, DiMeglio LA, Imel EA, Gagne J, Cody D, Zimakas P, Topor LS, Agrawal S, Calabria A, Tebben P, Faircloth RS, Gordon R, Casey L, Carpenter TO. Long-Term Follow-up of Hypophosphatemic Bone Disease Associated With Elemental Formula Use: Sustained Correction of Bone Disease After Formula Change or Phosphate Supplementation. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 Oct;59(12):1080-1085. PubMed PMID: 32666808
  • Tell S, Finn E, Ohman-Hanson RA, Ma NS. SUN-LB13 Idiopathic hypercalcemia secondary to CYP24A1 mutation: A rare case without exogenous vitamin D supplementation. Journal of the Endocrine Society 2020;4(Supplement_1).
  • Stefater MA, Wolfsdorf JI, Ma NS, Majzoub JA. Glycogen storage disease presenting as Cushing syndrome. JIMD Rep. 2019 May;47(1):17-22. PubMed PMID: 31240162
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Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Specialty Information

  • Pediatric Endocrinology, Board Certification
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD), Certificate (0001)
Clinical Interests
Nutritional and genetic forms of rickets (such as hypophosphatemic rickets, XLH); hypoparathyroidism; disorders of vitamin D metabolism (such as 1-alpha-hydroxylase deficiency [CYP27B1], vitamin D resistance [VDR]); low bone mass conditions; and rare bone diseases (such as multicentric carpotarsal osteolysis or MCTO [MAFB]).

General Information

Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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