Ivanna N. Maxson, MD

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Dr. Ivanna Maxson is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida. She graduated medical school from Loma Lina University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Dr. Maxson trained at Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s hospital for her pediatric critical care medicine fellowship. She did additional training in critical care ultrasound and extracorporeal support at Texas Children’s hospital. Dr. Maxson is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care. Her research interests include critical care ultrasound education and health equity. 




Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics, 2022
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2019


Critical Care Ultrasound Clinical Instructorship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2023
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 2022


Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2019


MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2016

Hospital Affiliations


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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