Pushpom James completed an internship, pediatric residency, chief residency and pediatric pulmonary fellowship at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. She is married and has two children.
She is board certified in pediatrics, subspecialty certified in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine.
She has over 25 year's experience taking care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis; care of premature infants with chronic lung disease, and children with complex problems including children on home ventilation. Bronchial asthma and sleep disorders are other areas of interest.