Dr. Malaka Baharah Jackson MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Malaka Jackson is a pediatric endocrinologist in Columbia, South Carolina and is affiliated with Palmetto Health Richland. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 10 years. She is one of 2 doctors at Palmetto Health Richland who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Palmetto Health Richland

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Effects of TNF-alpha neutralization on adipocytokines and skeletal muscle adiposity in the metabolic syndrome.
Lo, J., Bernstein, L.E., Canavan, B., Torriani, M., Jackson, M.B., Ahima, R.S., Grinspoon, S.K.

Reduction of hepatosteatosis and lipid levels by an adipose differentiation-related protein antisense oligonucleotide.
Imai, Y., Varela, G.M., Jackson, M.B., Graham, M.J., Crooke, R.M., Ahima, R.S.

Brain adipocytokine action and metabolic regulation.
Ahima, R.S., Qi, Y., Singhal, N.S., Jackson, M.B., Scherer, P.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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