Mia Maamari, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Critical Care
  • Pediatric critical care

Biography

Mia Maamari, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric clinical care and works in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas and Plano. Her research focuses on bronchiolitis, respiratory failure, COVID, and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).

Dr. Maamari earned her medical degree at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and gained advanced training through a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Children’s National, affiliated with George Washington University, where she also earned a master’s degree in clinical and translational research.

Board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine, Dr. Maamari joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2019.

Among her other roles, she serves on the Program Evaluation Committee of the UTSW Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program and on the Bronchiolitis Task Force at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, and she is involved in the Critical Bronchiolitis Subgroup of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI), a national organization.

She is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Texas Medical Association, and she serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the journal Respiratory Care.

Dr. Maamari has lectured regionally and published several original research articles related to her areas of expertise. In addition, she authored the MIS-C and COVID ICU Guidelines for the Children’s Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - George Washington University/Children's National Medical Center (2016-2019), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Residency - Emory University School of Medicine (2013-2016), Pediatrics
  • Medical School - Sidney Kimmel Medical College (2009-2013)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Top-Scoring Abstract (one of 64) for Star Research Presentation 2020, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Honorable Mention, Edward J. Moore Memorial Prize in Pediatrics 2013, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Pediatrics
  • Inductee, George McClellan Surgical Honor Society 2012, Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Surgery
Books & Publications
Research
  • Bronchiolitis
  • COVID
  • Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C)
  • Respiratory failure

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric critical care

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