Usha Krishnan, MD, is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, at the New York Medical College, New York and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital of the Westchester Medical Center. She is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. The American Board of Pediatrics recognized her prior training and waived a year of training requirements from both pediatrics as well as pediatric cardiology. Dr Krishnan co-founded the Pediatric Cardiac Society of India, which is now in its eighth year. She also started the first accredited pediatric cardiology fellowship in Madras, India, where she worked as the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology, and was responsible for training many young pediatric cardiologists. She has multiple publications and presentations to her credit. Her interests include interventional cardiology, pulmonary hypertension, clinical research, and teaching. She trained as a pediatrician and cardiologist at the University of Bombay, India, and earned residency at New York Medical College and fellowship at the Columbia University.