Tensing Maa, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Tensing Maa, MD, FAAP

Tensing Maa, MD, FAAP

Contact Information

Critical Care
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3436
FX: (614) 722-3443

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Tensing Maa, MD, FAAP, is the Medical Director of the Insitu Simulation Program at Nationwide Children’s. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics for The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she also attended medical school. Dr. Maa received her Bachelor of Arts in biology from the University of Chicago. She completed her residency at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson and her fellowship in pediatric critical care from the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL. Her specific areas of interests include neurocritical care, simulation in healthcare, and medical education. Dr. Maa is a member of the following professional societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Central Ohio Pediatric Society, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, International Pediatric Simulation Society, and International Network for Simulation-based, Pediatric Innovation, Research and Education.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/30/2001


  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2004


  • Childrens Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010


  • Pediatrics


  • Critical Care


  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/01/2010


  • O’Brien NF, Maa T, Yeates KO. 2014. The Epidemiology of Vasospasm in Children With Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.  Critical Care Medicine. Vol. Publish Ahead of Print, no. December: e..
  • O'Brien, N; Maa, T. 2013. Vasospasm in Children With Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. In 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Chung, M; Maa, T; O'Brien, N. 2013. Prolonged abnormal cerebral autoregulation in children with moderate to severe diabetic ketoacidosis. In 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Brannen, M; Mink, R; Maa, T; McCabe, M; Marcdante, K; Arteaga, G; Winkler, M; Turner, D. 2013. Identifying Essential Leadership Skills in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. In 43rd Annual Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Glaser, NS; Ghetti, S; Casper, TC; Dean, JM; Kuppermann, N. 2013. Pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis, fluid therapy, and cerebral injury: the design of a factorial randomized controlled trial.  PEDIATRIC DIABETES. Vol. 14, no. 6. (September): 435-446.
  • Bhalla, T, Maa, T, Sawardekar, A. 2013. Airway Management. In Pocket ICU. Edited by Frendel G, Urman RD. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Maa, T; Mella, C; Estrada, M. 2012. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System. In Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric. First ed. ed. Edited by Stockwell, Jana A; Pressig, Cather M; Society of Critical Care Medicine. Mount Prospect, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine.
  • Dizon, ML; Maa, T; Kessler, JA. 2011. The bone morphogenetic protein antagonist noggin protects white matter after perinatal hypoxia-ischemia.  NEUROBIOLOGY OF DISEASE. Vol. 42, no. 3. (June): 318-326.
  • Maa, T; Dizon, M; Bissonnette, C; Kessler, J. 2009. Transplantation of Human Neural Progenitor Cells For Combined Cell Replacement and Gene Therapy in a Mouse Model of Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury. In 39th Critical Care Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine
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