Mrs. Kusum Jethwa MD, Pediatrician

Mrs. Kusum Jethwa MD


117 Westfield Ave Elizabeth NJ, 07208



Kusum Jethwa, MD, is an established pediatrician with 48 years of extensive experience in her field. Specializing in primary care, she currently serves patients at her private practice in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Trinitas Medical Center. Dr. Jethwa is a medical graduate of M.P. Shah Medical College in India, her native country, where she received her degree in 1952, along with becoming certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She went on to complete an internship at Jersey City Medical Center and a residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Additionally, Dr. Jethwa remains an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Union County Medical Society in order to stay up to date in her field.

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Education and Training

MD in India

M P Shah Med Coll, Saurashtra Univ, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India 1967

N H L Municipal Med College Gujarat University 1970

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College 1970

Board Certification

PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 69 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Primary Care


  • Obesity
  • Ear Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Fungal Infection
  • Pain
  • Ear Wax
  • Tonsillitis
  • Head Lice
  • Scabies
  • Ringworm
  • Conjunctivitis


  • Newark Beth Israel Med Ctr, Pediatrics  
  • Newark Beth Israel Med Center  
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Program   
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center


  • Jersey City Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Union County Medical Society

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Working hard and having the desire to help people in need. She finds satisfaction in helping people in need get better.

Mrs. Kusum Jethwa MD's Practice location

117 Westfield Ave -
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
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Kusum Jethwa received her medical degree in 1952 from M.P. Shah Medical College in India. She then relocated to the United States to receive training at Jersey City Medical Center and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Jethwa maintains professional memberships with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Union County Medical Society. She is a highly-trained and qualified pediatrician who has been practicing for more than 41 years and is currently serving patients at her private practice located in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Furthermore, she is on staff at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and at Trinitas Medical Center in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Pediatricians, like Dr. Jethwa, are physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent children’s diseases and injuries. They examine children regularly to assess their growth and development, as well as treat children who have minor illnesses, acute and chronic health problems, and growth and development concerns. Dr. Jethwa attributes her success to her hard work and her desire to help individuals in need.

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