Dr. Usha received her MD degree from St. Petersburg State Public Health Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia. She underwent additional postgraduate training in Russia and Israel. She came to the United States in 1992 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. She completed a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She joined the staff of Rush University in 2000.
Dr. Usha has a professional affiliation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Association for Cancer Research and the International Society of Cancer Risk Assessment and Management.
Dr. Usha's primary clinical and research interest focuses in the treatment of breast and gynecologic cancers as well as testing for hereditary predisposition to cancer.