Janet M. Ma, MD

Janet M. Ma, MD

  • Pediatrics|
  • Internal Medicine
Average rating: 4.9
| 102 ratings
Santa Monica 16th Street Internal Medicine & Pediatrics | 1245 16th Street, Suite 204, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Janet Ma is a Medicine-Pediatrics physician who practices in Santa Monica. She has a passion for providing preventive and primary care to all patients, from newborns to adults, as well as providing whole person care.  She also helps direct the transition clinic, which helps complex youth and adolescent patients with chronic medical conditions transition into adult care. She is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Ma received her medical degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She then completed her internal medicine-pediatrics residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

In addition to her other clinical interests, Dr. Ma has a strong interest in treating patients from underserved communities, and has volunteered at multiple free clinics. She also enjoys global health/medical missions, and has participated in medical mission trips to El Salvador, Malawi, China, Italy, Guatemala and Mexico.

Dr. Ma grew up in Southern California. When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, swimming, and spending time with her family. She is fluent in Cantonese, and speaks medical Spanish as well as basic Mandarin.


English, Chinese - Cantonese, Spanish, Chinese - Mandarin


Medical Board Certifications

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2012


Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2012


Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 2009


MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 2008


UCLA Health Santa Monica 16th Street Immediate Care

Hospital Affiliations

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus


  • 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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