Dr. Ashlesha Kaushik is an American Board certified Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Unity Point Health, Sioux City, Iowa, United States. She was the Former Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic and Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Dr. Kaushik pursued her Clinical and Research Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases from the prestigious University of Texas Southwestern, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas at Dallas, Texas, United States. She is Certified in Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship, by the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). She earned her MD degree in Pediatrics from St. Joseph's Children's Hospital (Mount Sinai School of Medicine) in 2011. Prior to this, she received her post graduate degree in Pediatrics from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and research (PGIMER) - one of the apex medical institutes in India.