Dr. Nancy Qusba M.D., Emergency Physician

Dr. Nancy Qusba M.D.

Emergency Physician

1254 Ogden Ave Downers Grove IL, 60515



Nancy Qusba, MD, FACEP, is an Emergency Medicine Physician with RSA - The Security Division of EMC in Downers Grove, Illinois. She also serves as EMC Medical Center in Downers Grove and has 36 years of experience in emergency medicine physician and family medicine. Dr. Qusba obtained her medical degree at Government Medical Center in 1969 and her master degree at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi. She trained at The University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Illinois. Dr. Qusba is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, is a member of the American Medical Association, and is also a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians.

Education and Training

University of Maryland Medical Center


Board Certification

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Provider Details

Male English, Hindi
Dr. Nancy Qusba M.D.
Dr. Nancy Qusba M.D.'s Expert Contributions
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  • Heart in Simple Language

    There is something about the heart. The heart is a very strong muscle that acts like a pump. It receives blood from the entire body - carries it to the lungs to pick up oxygen and remove carbon dioxide. This purified blood is pumped out from the left side of the heart out to the entire body,...

  • Holiday Healthy Eating Advice

    Pot belly is not an insult but a concern, it is a pot filled with health risk factors that is characterized by a large waist circumference due to excessive abdominal fat that has built up to the extent and likely has a negative impact on our health. Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in...

  • Perimenopause and Menopause in Simple Words

    Perimenopause means "around menopause" the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the end of the reproductive years. Menopause is defined as having no menstrual period for one year. The age can vary, but it typically occurs in your late 40s or early...

  • Alzheimer’s Disease in Simple Words

    Alzheimer’s disease in simple words is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that destroys brain cells. It usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time, resulting in profound functional and structural changes. The typical life expectancy following an Alzheimer's diagnosis is three to...

  • What Is Heartburn?

    How Does Heartburn Happen?Heartburn (Gerd) actually happens when your stomach acid flows back into your food pipe. This causes an uncomfortable burning feeling in your chest that can move up to your neck and throat. The stomach acid flows into the lower end of the food pipe. This is associated with...

  • Cancer in Simple and Few Words

    Cancer, in general terms, is used for diseases in which cells divide almost anywhere in the human body. This can occur without control, and can invade nearby or distant tissues, destroying them—almost like a vengeful soldier. It can be caused by the exposure to chemicals, radiation, and viruses....

  • Anxiety in Simple Language

    While almost everyone has experienced anxiety at some point in their lives, it can have serious consequences on emotional and physical health over time. It can be debilitating and interfere with the individual's quality of life. Anxiety has been known to cause psychiatric and physiological...

  • Foods That Boost Your Immune System

    Foods that may boost the immune system:...

  • Immune System in Simple Language

    I am so fascinated by everything about the immune system, how it works 24/7 and keeps us safe.One way to start understanding the immune system is by viewing the human body as a castle, surrounded by a high brick wall and protected by soldiers. We are surrounded by millions of microorganisms, like...

  • Joint Pain in Simple Language

    Joint pain in simple languageJoint pain is characterized by a painful joint that can originate from within or can sometimes come from structures outside the joints, such as ligaments, tendons, or muscles. It could also be a manifestation of systemic disease, like lupus.Joint pain could be caused by:...

  • Protein Is Important!

    Protein is important. Protein is a major energy source and it is responsible for everything—from building tissues, boosting immunity, and making your hair and nails strong, to being responsible for the growth of your muscles, bones, and internal organs. Protein is also found in almost all body...

  • Something About Postcholecystectomy Syndrome

    Many patients complain of persistent symptoms, even though they had their gallbladder taken out.Postcholestectomy syndrome...

  • Heartburn: A Common Complaint

    GERD (Heartburn) is a condition where the lower end of the food pipe does not  function properly and allows the stomach contents, including acid and bile, back up into the food pipe (esophagus). This leads to inflammation and heart burn. There are other factors that lead to similar pains, some of...

  • Awareness of Cancer in General

    Cancer in simple and few words Cancer, in general terms, is used for diseases in which cells divide almost anywhere in the human body, without control, and can invade nearby or distant  tissues, destroying them—almost like a vengeful soldier. It can be caused by the exposure to chemicals,...

  • Pancreatic Cancer in Simple Language

    The word cancer is frightening for anyone. However, with early diagnosis, immediate intervention, and the introduction of immunotherapy has changed the outcome of most cancer, with the exception of ovarian and pancreatic. Pancreatic cancer currently has the highest mortality rate when compared to...

  • Pot Belly Is A Concern. How To Eat Healthy This Holiday

    Holiday Healthy-Eating AdvicePot Belly is not an insult, but a concern. It is a pot filled with health risks that is characterized by a large waist circumference because of excessive abdominal fat that has built up and has had a negative impact on health. There is a strong correlation between pot...

  • Protein Is Important

    Protein is important.Protein is a major energy source and it is responsible for everything, from building tissues to boosting immunity, and from making your hair and nails strong to playing a role in the growth of muscle, bone and internal organs. Protein is also found in almost all of the body's...

  • Joint Pain Explained in Simple Language

    Joints could simply be painful (arthralgia) or inflamed (arthritis).  Sometimes what patients describe as joint pain can originate within the joint, or from outside the joint (such as tendons, ligaments, muscles). Joint pain can also be a manifestation of a systemic disease like systemic lupus or...

  • Diet Recommended for Chronic Kidney Disease

    Diet recommended for chronic kidney disease, in simple languagePlease read the ingredient labels at the grocery store before bringing it home. Some foods that are recommended for kidney disease are low in phosphorus, potassium, and protein. Foods Low in Phosphorus  ...

  • Kidney Disease in Simple Language

    I have chosen the topic of kidney disease because it has affected me personally, and therefore I can relate to anyone that is either suffering from kidney disease or has a family member that has it.  My uncle suffered from kidney disease for a long time and was never diagnosed with it. Ultimately,...

  • Diet for Hyperlipidemia - and Foods That Can Help to Lower Your Cholesterol

    A Diet Chart for Hyperlipidemia (cholesterol)Before we start on Diet, we must:...

  • Hypertension in Simple Language

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is a medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is higher than it should be, or simply where the force of blood against wall of the arteries in the body is high.For many patients, hearing the word 'hypertension' for the first time is...

  • Hyperlipidemia in Simple Language

    I would like to simplify the big words we use while discussing with our patients things they may or may not understand like LDL, VLDL, HDL, triglycerides, atherosclerosis, and plaque. Fat from food (both saturated and trans fat) enters the stomach and with the help of enzymes from the stomach,...

  • Diabetes in Simple Language

    The human body is a complex machine where all forces that act together make it function effectively and efficiently. Our body is guarded by the immune system, which protects us constantly from infectious organisms and other invaders.Sometimes the defense system doesn't recognize self from non-self,...

Areas of expertise and specialization

Emergency MedicineFamily Medicine


  • Univ Of Md Med Sys, General Surgery  

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Medical Association

Dr. Nancy Qusba M.D.'s Practice location

1254 Ogden Ave -
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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