Photo of Maria Huang, M.D.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5064
San Diego, CA 92123


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

University of Texas-Southwestern


University of Alabama Hospital - Birmingham


University of Alabama Hospital - Birmingham


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics




Dr. Maria Huang is a pediatric hospitalist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She is actively involved in clinical research and teaches medical students and pediatric residents from UC San Diego as well as family medicine residents from various visiting institutions.

She received her undergraduate degree in microbiology at the University of Washington. She started her medical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed her pediatric residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She continued her training through a fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine at Rady Children's and UC San Diego.

Dr. Huang is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Hospital Medicine, and the Academic Pediatric Association.

Her clinical and research interests include provider medical decision making, high value care, and the patient and family experience during hospitalization.


Optimizing Care for Spanish-Speaking Patients and Families in the Hospital: Defining the Gaps and Interventions.
Tam I, Huang M, Patel A, Rhee KE

Medical Child Welfare Task Force: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Identifying Medical Child Abuse.
Vega S, Nienow SM, Huang MZ, Stover LB

Impacts of a Multicenter Medical Education Curriculum for Training Pediatric Residents on Tobacco Cessation for Adult Caregivers of Pediatric Patients.
Gribben V, Kosack A, Garell C, Shaikh U, Huang M, Chang AY, Rasmussen J, Tebb K, Marbin J

Parental Factors Affecting Pediatric Medication Management in Underserved Communities.
Rungvivatjarus T, Huang MZ, Winckler B, Chen S, Fisher ES, Rhee KE

A unique pancreatic phenotype in a child with a WDR19-related ciliopathy: A case report and literature review of pancreatic involvement in ciliopathies.
Keyser MN, Huang M, Newton K, Benador N, Beauchamp-Walters J, Bird LM

Addressing Environmental Smoke Exposure During Pediatric Hospitalization: Attitudes and Practices of Pediatric Nurses Versus Respiratory Therapists.
Williams BS, Smith SS, Marbin JN, Huang MZ, Garell CL, Kosack AS, Shaikh U, Tebb KP, Fiore MC

Spanish Interpreter Services for the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient: Provider and Interpreter Perceptions.
Tam I, Huang MZ, Patel A, Rhee KE, Fisher E

Barriers to Minimizing Respiratory Viral Testing in Bronchiolitis: Physician Perceptions on Testing Practices.
Huang MZ, Rhee KE, Gist L, Fisher ES

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a Cause of Lemierre's Syndrome.
Jariwala RH, Srialluri S, Huang MZ, Boppana SB

Peripheral CD8+ T cell tolerance to self-proteins is regulated proximally at the T cell receptor.
Teague RM, Greenberg PD, Fowler C, Huang MZ, Tan X, Morimoto J, Dossett ML, Huseby ES, Ohlén C

Interleukin-15 rescues tolerant CD8+ T cells for use in adoptive immunotherapy of established tumors.
Teague RM, Sather BD, Sacks JA, Huang MZ, Dossett ML, Morimoto J, Tan X, Sutton SE, Cooke MP, Ohlén C, Greenberg PD

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