Ningning Ma, MD

Ningning Ma, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Ningning Ma, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine.  She completed internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  She is a member of the patient care operations committee. Her primary role is direct care of hospitalized patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She has a particular interest in nocturnist medicine and nighttime resident education.


  • BA, Biochemistry and Mathematics: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2009)
  • Medical Degree: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (2013)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care


Ma N, Zalwango S, Malone LL, Nsereko M, Wampande EM, Thiel BA, et al. Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of individuals resistant to M. tuberculosis infection in a longitudinal TB household contact study in Kampala, Uganda. BMC Infect Dis. 2014; 14:352. [PubMed:24970328].

Knutsen AK, Ma N, Taggar AK, Brady BD, Cupps BP, Pasque MK. Heterogeneous distribution of left ventricular contractile injury in chronic aortic insufficiency. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012;93(4):1121-7.

Brady BD, Knutsen AK, Ma N, Gardner R, Taggar AK, Cupps BP, Kouchoukos NT, Pasque MK. MRI-based Multiparametric Strain Analysis Predicts Contractile Recovery after Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Insufficiency. J Card Surg.2012;27:415-422.

Lawton JS, Cupps BP, Knutsen AK, Ma N, Brady BD, Reynolds LM, Pasque MK. Magnetic resonance imaging detects significant sex differences in human myocardial strain. BioMedical Engineering OnLine.2011;10:76 doi:10.1186/1475-925X-10-76.