From a very early age, Shashi Kusuma, M.D. was interested in the human form and function. This interest combined with his love of art and medicine led him to pursue his undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. There he earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology. In addition to his biology degree, he also attended the Gouizetta School of Business at Emory University where he earned a Bachelors of Business Administration (B.B.A) with honors.
After completion of his undergraduate studies he matriculated at the Medical college of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. There he excelled in medicine and graduated with an M.D. degree at the top of his class with the prestigious AOA honor society. He then completed two years in General Surgery, including his internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He subsequently completed Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the same institution.