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Julie Ma, M.D.

Julie Ma, M.D.
Dr. Julie Ma is a board certified internist with a special interest in Women's Health. She lives with her husband and three children in the West Los Angeles area.

Dr. Ma was born at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1967. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was a young child. She grew up locally and attended the public school system. She was accepted into a seven year medical school program at Bryn Mawr College. There she earned a bachelors degree in Sociology before attending the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. After medical school, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University. She met and married her husband, Gary Rosenberg, who was completing his orthopaedic residency at The Cleveland Clinic. After her residency, she remained on staff at University Hospitals of Cleveland where she maintained a busy clinical practice and actively participated in the residency training program.

Julie Ma, M.D. with husband - Rock Climbing
With the birth of her first child, Dr. Ma accepted a position at UCLA so that she could live closer to her family. She opened the Pacific Palisades office of the UCLA Medical Group in February, 1998. In April of 2001, she was joined by Dr. Richard Johnson, a Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a long time Pacific Palisades resident.

Currently, Dr. Ma divides her time between the demands and joys of raising three young children and providing quality healthcare to her patients. In her spare time, she loves to read, cook and travel. She is an avid runner and enjoys yoga and pilates as her primary form of exercise.

Dr. Ma and her husband, Gary Rosenberg, a Foot and Trauma Orthopaedist, have three daughters, Naomie, Hanna, and Sofia. Naomie, a second grader and The Buckley School is a burgeoning tennis player and an active member of the Palisades Tennis Center. Hanna is starting her Kindergarten at the Buckley School and Sofia, age three, attends pre-school in Santa Monica.

Julie Ma, M.D.
Dr. Ma's practice style focuses on lifestyle modification in the maintenance of good health and prevention of disease. Her special interests include areas of Women's Health including but not limited to menstrual disorders, menopause, osteoporosis, depression and heart disease and stroke in women. Dr. Ma incorporates current scientific evidences in her practice recommendations as well as an individualized personal approach to each patient.