Mariana Lanata, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor


Clinical Interests

  • Infectious Disease - Pediatric



Dr. Lanata treats all types of infections, including viral, bacterial and fungal illnesses, especially those with difficult diagnoses or treatments such as infections with resistant bacteria. She is also interested in antimicrobial stewardship.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Lima, Peru)
  • Residency: Nicklaus Children's Hospital (formerly Miami Children's Hospital) (Miami, Fla.)
  • Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research


  • Certified: American Board of Pediatrics, subspecialty certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Additional Languages

  • Spanish

Marshall Pediatrics

1600 Medical Center Drive
3rd Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1300

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Lauffer A, Lanata MM, Giovannone F, Flesher S, Kilgore JT. 2023. Bilious Worm Emesis Secondary to Intestinal Helminthic Infection. J Pediatr. 2023 7 1;113587.
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Daccache A, Waldeck K, Kilgore JT, Lanata M, Wittler RR, Agasthya N. 2023. Human Parechovirus Associated Critical Illness in Neonates and Infants: Case Series and Review of Literature. Kans J Med. 2023 11 30;16:289-293.
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Liaqat A, Lanata MM, Waldeck JM, Kilgore J. 2023. Atypical Etiology of Fever Without a Source in a Pediatric Patient. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2023 9 14;99228231200402.
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Lanata MM, Wang H, Everhart K, Moore-Clingenpeel M, Ramilo O, Leber A. 2021. Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infections in Children, Ohio, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 5 21;27(6):1588-1597.
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Lanata MM, Diaz A, Hecht SM, Katragkou A, Gallup N, Buckingham DA, Tansmore JL, Sargel C, Watson JR, Karsies T. 2021. Empiric Vancomycin Reduction in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatrics. 2021 8 29.
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Kilgore JT, Lanata MM, Willis JM, McCarthy MJ, Becker JB, Evans JE, Smith MJ.. 2021. Utilization of West Virginia Pediatric Medicaid Claims Data to Guide Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions 2021 Dec 23;piab125
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Lanata MM, Bressler CJ, McKnight LV, Sánchez PJ, Tscholl JJ, Kasick RT. 2019. A Case of Fever, Rash, and a Painful Limb in an Infant. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 3 22;58(6):711-714.
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