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Maryann Mbaka, M.D.

Trauma/Emergency General/Burn SurgeonAssistant Professor of SurgerySpecialty: Trauma, Burn Care, Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Burn
  • Burn Surgery
  • Emergency General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery


  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch | Galveston, TX
  • Residency (General Surgery): University of South Carolina | Columbia, SC
  • Residency (General Surgery): University of California San Francisco | San Francisco, CA
  • Fellowship (Trauma/Surgical Critical Care): University of Florida | Gainesville, FL

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Women's Surgical Society

Selected Publications

  1. M. Mbaka, E. Robl, J. Camps. Laparoscopic versus Robotic-Assisted Splenectomy in the
    Pediatric Population: Our Institutional Experience. Am Surg. 2017 Sep 1;83(9):358-359.
  2. M. Mbaka, M. Parrott, A. Good, L. Galluzzi, J. Reeves. Cervical Spine Fractures and Swallowing Dysfunction in Trauma Patients treated with Semi-Rigid Collars: Our Institutional Experience 
  3. Cabada, M.M., Malaga, J.L., Castellanos-Gonzalez, A., Bagwell, K.A., Naeger, P.A., Rogers, H.K., Maharsi, S., Mbaka, M. and White, A.C., 2016. Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Compared to Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Test for the Detection of Fasciola hepatica in Human Stool. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, pp.16-0601.
  4. Li, Guangyu, Mark A. Endsley, Anoma Somasunderam, Sonia L. Gbota, Maryann I. Mbaka, James L. Murray, and Monique R. Ferguson. "The dual role of tetraspanin CD63 in HIV-1 replication." Virology journal 11, no. 1 (2014): 23.
  5. Sean P Marrelli, Mikhail Y Kochukov, Rebecca C Noel, Maryann M Mbaka and Jie Chen. Role of endothelial canonical transient receptor potential channels in ATP-mediated vasorelaxation. April 2010 The FASEB Journal vol. 24 no. 1 Supplement 976.11 Experimental Biology 2010, Anaheim, CA (April 2010). (Abstract publication and Poster presentation)
  6. Mbaka, M., J. Bray and Z. Hatahet. Base excision repair genes in E. coli are regulated by the ArcAB two component signal transduction system. The Louisiana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting; Natchitoches LA (Abstract published 2008).


  • English
  • Igbo (Nigerian)
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