DR. USHA KURRA

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Professional Positions

 

August 1997 - Present

Private Practice- Internal Medicine

Permian Women's Center, P.A.

Odessa, TX

July 1994 - June 1996

Internal Medicine

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Flushing, New York

July 1993 - June 1994

Transitional Residency

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Flushing, New York

 

 

Educational Background

 

1989 - 1990

Internship

Government General Hospital

Guntur, A.P. India

1983 - 1989

M.B., B.S.

Guntur Medical College

Guntur, A.P. India

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

 

American College of Internal Medicine

 

American Medical Association

  American College of Physicians

 

 

General Information

 

Birth Date:

August 7, 1965

Birthplace:

Mosalipadu, India

Citizenship:

United States

Current State License:

Texas

Date of Issuance:

1997

 

DR. PILL RAJA

M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S.

Professional Positions

 

January 2007 - December 2008

Chief of Staff

Odessa Regional Medical Center

Odessa, TX

2005 - 2007

Vice Chief of Staff

Odessa Regional Medical Center

Odessa, TX

2001 - Present

Director

Regional Incontinence Center

Odessa, TX

2006 - 2007

Vice President

Permian Basin Health Network

Medical Center Hospital

Odessa, TX

2000 - 2006

Member

Permian Basin Healthcare Network

Board of Directors

Medical Center Hospital

Odessa, TX

1997 - Present

Director

Permian Women's Center, P.A.

2005 - Present

Director & Co-founder

Permian Research Foundation

Odessa, TX

2000 - Present

Affiliated with Teaching Staff

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Odessa, TX

1998 - 2000

Clinical Assistant Professor

Texas Tech University Health Science Center

Odessa, Tx

1995 - 1997

Teaching & Attending Physician

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Flushing, New York

1992 - 1995

OB/GYN Residency

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

 

 

Honors and Awards

 

2007

Excellence in Comunity Science/

Health & Science

2001

Best Teaching Award

Texas Tech University

1995

CREOG Best Teaching Award

1995

Best Resident in Laparoscopic Surgery Award

1993

Berlex National Foundation Award

 

 

General Information

 

Birth Date:

October 25, 1958

Birthplace:

Adoni, India

Citizenship:

United States

Current State Licensure:

Texas

Date of Issuance:

1997

Married:

1988

Spouse:

Usha R. Kurra, M.D.

Children:

Karthik Raja

Keerthi Raja

Relocated:

1997 - Odessa, TX

Years lived in Odessa, TX:

11 years
 

Lynnette J. Carrens 

WHNCP

Education

 

December 2002

Masters of Science in Nursing

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

University of Texas at El Paso

El Paso, TX

1998

Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Women's Health Care Advanced

Nurse Practitioner Program

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Dallas, TX

August 1994

Baccalaurete of Science in Nursing

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center -SON

Odessa, TX

1980

Associate Degree in Applied Sciences in Nursing

Registered Nurse

Odessa College

Odessa, TX

1979

Academic Completion Course

Midland College

Midland, TX

1978

General Curriculum Course

New Mexico State University

Las Cruses, NM

1972

High School Diploma

Hobbs High School

Hobbs, NM

 

 

Employment

 

2004 - Present

Nurse Practitioner

Pill Raja, M.D.

Odessa, TX

1998 - 2002

Nurse Practitioner/Clinical

Research Coordinator

Infection Control Nurse

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Obseterics/Gynecology Clinic

Odessa, TX

1992 - 1998

Clinic Director OB/GYN Clinic

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Obesterics/Gynecology Clinic

Odessa, TX

1987-1992

Staff RN OB/GYN Clinic

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Obesterics/Gynecology Clinic

Odessa, TX

1984 - 1987

Charge Nurse L&D

Medical Center Hospital

Odessa, TX

1982 - 1984

Assistant Head Nurse

L&D/Post Partum/NICU

Shannon Memorial Hospital

San Angelo, TX

1980 - 1984

Charge Nurse L&D

Women's and Children's Hospital

Odessa, TX

 

 

Major Field and Licensure/Certification

 

Major Fields

 
 

Women's Health Care Nurse Practioner

 

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

 

Clinical Research

 

 

Licensure/Certification

 

2002

Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA)

Certified Clinical Research Person

October 2000

Achilles Express Ultrasonometer Operator

1998

Texas Department of Health Breastfeeding Educator

July 1998

Women's Health Care Nurse Practioner

1998

National Certification in Women's Healthby

National Ceritification Corporation (NCC)

1990

NCC Certification Reproductive

Ednocrinology and Infertility

1983

NCC Certification Inpatient Obsterics

1999

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

and Texas Board of Nurse Examiners

Preseciptive Authority for Dangerous Drugs

1995

Certification Fetal Assessment

& Limited Obstetric Ultrasound

1993

Breast Self Examination Certification

July 1980

Texas Licensure

Profession Registered Nurse

 

 

Honors and Awards

 

2001

15 Year Service Award

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1998

Employee of the Year Award

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

"Most Caring Attitude towards Patients and Staff"

1978

Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

Odessa College

1972

Thunderbird Nursing Scholarship

Presentation of written paper:

"What It Means to be a Nurse"

Hobbs, New Mexico

 

 

Professional Societies

 

 

Texas Nurse Practitioners

 

Texas Perinatal Association

 

Society of Clinical Research Assosciates (SoCRA)

 

Permian Basin Nurse Practitioners