Lydia Usha, MD

4.7
Rush University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Cancer Care; Hematology
Languages:
English, Russian
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Rush Employed Provider

About Me

Many people think that oncology could be depressing. I think it’s the other way around. It’s very rewarding. I am with my patients in the critical times of their lives. We have a deep bond that gives me that profound sense of satisfaction, the feeling that I’ve done everything possible.

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Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 1010
Chicago, IL, 60612

(312) 226-2371
(312) 942-9644
Directions
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy - Oak Park
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy - Oak Park
610 S Maple Ave
Rush Medical Office Building
Suites 5400, 2100
Oak Park, IL, 60304

(312) 226-2371
(708) 660-6602
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Medical Oncology

Education and Training

California Pacific Medical Center - Internal Medicine
University of IL at Chicago Hospitals and Clinic - Hematology/Oncology
St. Petersburg Institute of Public Health, Russia

Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer
Cancer risk assessment and counseling
Cervical cancer
Endometrial cancer
Genetic testing
Gynecologic cancer
Ovarian cancer
Uterine cancer

Academics & Publications

Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center. In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at Rush University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Affiliated Physician Group
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Family Health Network (Inactive)
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
University of Chicago Health Plans
University of Illinois at Chicago

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.7
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.9
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.7
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.7
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.7
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
This was my first visit with Dr. Usha. She was very knowledgeable and patient with my many questions and concerns. She made me feel very comfortable and extremely grateful to have such a kind and compassionate doctor.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
Dr Usha is always thoughtful and thorough.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jul 2021
I love my doctor!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jun 2021
Everything went well.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
Dr. Usha very pleasant. Made sure that any questions were answered. Very thorough!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
My doctor listens and and always answers my questions. I am not confused after my doctor answer and give any explanation about my concerns
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
I always leave the office feeling uplifted with confidence about my situation and care.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr. Usha is an amazing doctor.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
good
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Mar 2021
Dr Usha made a visit that could have been uncomfortable or depressing pleasant. As always she was very informative.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Feb 2021
A+.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
Dr. Usha always listens. She is very good at explaining issues. I never feel rushed. I am someone who always has a list of questions and Dr. Usha is very good at addressing them thoroughly.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Jan 2021
Here is how exceptional Dr. Usha is! I've been wanting to move out of state, but all that's keeping me here is the care I received from my amazing oncologist!Exceptional.

Call (888) 352-7874 for help arranging an appointment

Primary location
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
Rush Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy
1725 W Harrison St
Professional Building
Suite 1010
Chicago, IL, 60612

Directions