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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Otolaryngology, 1998
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Otolaryngology, 1996
    SUNY @ Buffalo School of Med
  • Residency Program, General Surgery, 1993
    St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
  • Internship Program, General Surgery, 1992
    SUNY @ Buffalo School of Med
  • MD, 1991
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • BA, Microbiology, 1985
    University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

National Provider ID: 1770673147


Biography

Maria Pena, M.D., has been practicing at Children’s National Health System since 1998. In addition to a large clinical practice, Dr. Pena is an active basic science researcher and currently holds several grants to study the molecular basis of pediatric sinusitis. Dr. Pena’s clinical interests include pediatric sinus disease. She also has clinics for patients with oromotor and swallowing dysfunction and craniofacial abnormalities.

Acute Airway Distress from Endotracheal Intubation Injury in the Pediatric Aerodigestive Tract

(2004) Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

(1997) Oat Cell Carinoma of the Trachea in an Adolescent Aids Patient

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

(2002) Acute Airway Distress from Endotracheal Intubation Injury in the Pediatric Aerodigestive Tract

Cervical Lymphatic Aneurysm An Unusual Neck Mass

(2000) American Journal of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery

Expression Profiling of Inflammatory Mediators in Pediatric Sinus Mucosa

(2008) Archives of Otolaryngology

Immunihistochemical Analyses of MUC5AC Mucin Expression in Sinus Mucosa of Children with Sinusitis and Controls

(2005) Annals Of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology

Immunohistochemical Analysis of Nasal and Sinus Epithelium in Atopic and NonAtopic Children with Chronic Sinusitis

(1996) American journal of Rhinology

Immunohistochemical Analysis of Nasal and Sinus Epithelium in Atopic and NonAtopic Children with Chronic Sinusitis

(1998) Rhinology and Nasal Allergy Yearbook

Localization and Expression of MUC5B and MUC7 Mucins in Pediatric Sinus Mucosa

(2007) Annals of Otology Rhinology and Laryngology

MUC7 Mucin Glycoprotein is Present in Airway secretions of Asthmatic but not Control Patients

(2003) American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Non Surgical Management of Tracheoinnominate Fistula in the Pediatric Population

(2007) Archives of Otolaryngology

Perioperative Airway Complication Following Pharyngeal Flap Palatoplasty

(2000) Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology

Retained Ventilation Tubes Should They Be Removed at 2 Years

(2002) Archives of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

The Effect of Intranasal Fentanyl on the Emergence Characteristics After Sevoflurane Anesthesia in Children Undergoing Surgery for Bilateral Myringotomy Tube Placement

(2001) Anesthesia & Analgesia

Undifferentiated Sinonasal Carcinoma in a Patient with Nevoid Basel Cell Carcinoma Syndrome

(2007) International Journal of Surgical Pathology

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