Dr. Kaushal graduated with a B.A./M.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University in 2002. She completed a year at the National Cancer Institute conducting research under the direction of Dr. Norman Coleman and Dr. David Gius, studying a possible mechanism for resistance of tumor cells to oxidative stress, which involves control of gene expression through transcription factor activation, methylation, and protein chaperone compartmentalization. She completed her internship in internal medicine in 2003 at Lenox Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital of New York University in Manhattan. Dr. Kaushal completed a residency in radiation oncology in 2007 at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., and served as chief resident from 2006-2007. Her clinical focus is prostate and pediatric malignancies. Dr. Kaushal is board certified by the American Board of Radiology.