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Ashlesha Kaushik, MD

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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UnityPoint Provider

  • Gender: Female
  • Languages Spoken:
    • Hindi
    • English

About Ashlesha Kaushik, MD

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
  • Med School College
    • Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    • Residency
      • Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center (Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University), Paterson, NJ
Focus Areas
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Along with being the Medical Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's, Dr. Kaushik also holds an academic appointment by the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics as Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and is a resident preceptor at Siouxland Medical Education Foundation Residency Program. Dr. Kaushik is a Board Member of Iowa American Academy of Pediatrics (IA AAP), a national spokesperson for American Academy of Pediatrics;and recipient of 2019 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion Award for Iowa.
Dr. Kaushik is also a nominated member of the prestigious New York Academy of Medicine and the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research; has been elected as an overseas fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, UK; is the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Iowa Chapter Infectious Diseases Champion; and has been elected to the AAP Iowa Chapter Legislative Committee, along with serving on the AAP Iowa Chapter Committee on Immunizations as the Chapter Immunization Representative (CIR). She has also been accepted to the Harvard Medical School Pediatrics Leadership Program and is the featured global health expert for Sabin Vaccine Institutes Immunization Advocates.
Dr. Kaushik has been recognized by the CDC as the 2019 Childhood Immunization Champion for Iowa and is the winner of the CDC 2019 Childhood Immunization Champion Award.

Dr. Kaushik has shared her expertise with the community through the following news stories:


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