Welcome To The RehabOne Team!
Nsisong Usanga, FNP-C, spent most of her adult life in Rockwall Texas where her professional career began in 2011. She received her double masters from the University of Texas in Arlington. One of which is a Family Nurse Practitioner degree and the other is as a Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE). She spent a majority of her nursing career in orthopedic and oncology, caring for cancer patients. This is where her interest in pain management originated. Nsisong has experience in both acute and long-term care settings. She has also worked in acute rehabilitation centers assisting in the management of pain patients. As an advocate for education and with great passion to teach others, she finds it incredibly rewarding and inspiring to make the human connection in teaching both patients and other healthcare providers. A wise woman once told her that a great provider is the product of a great mentor and she lives this legacy daily. Nsisong is a member of the California Association of Nurse Practitioners (CANP). Nsisong will treat patients in our Los Gatos & Gilroy offices.
Girija Ponnuraju, MSN, AGNP-BC, is an Adult Gerentology Nurse Practitioner, who is American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Board Certified. She attended Walden University, College of Nursing in Minneapolis, MN, where she earned a Master of Science Degree in Nursing with Distinction in 2017. Also, she earned her Nursing Degree in India with High Honors. Her 18 years of experience as an RN has allowed her to hone her skills in assessment, critical thinking, and management as well as the ability to safely and effectively multi-task. Her experience in cardiology, medical-surgical, and BMT at Stanford Health Care allowed her the opportunity to provide excellent patient care and education. Girija has also worked as a nurse in India, Saudi Arabia, and Jamaica in multi-specialty departments. She has experience in treating patients with musculoskeletal complaints, trigger point injections, electrical stimulation trials, depression and sleep hygiene screenings and treatment, biofeedback, exercise programs and weight screenings. Girija also evaluates for epidurals, EMG/NCV, MRI, acupuncture, spinal cord stimulator, and orthopedic evaluation referrals. Girija will treat patients in our San Jose and Los Gatos offices.
Vijayasree Kumar (Sree), is a Certified Physician Assistant and Registered Clinical Dietitian licensed to practice in California. She was born and raised in South India. Sree graduated from the Stanford Primary Care Associate Program in 2012 and simultaneously completed her Masters in Medical Sciences from St. Francis University. She also holds a Masters Degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences from India and has practiced as a Clinical Dietitian in the hospital setting. Sree has extensive clinical experience in several areas of medicine including family practice, urgent care and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Her primary focus has been on treating workers' compensation injuries. Sree's physician assistant experience also includes treating acute work injuries at the Stanford Occupational Health Clinic. Sree is passionate about encouraging her patients to practice self-care techniques in order to achieve their most productive lifestyle. Sree will treat patients in our San Jose office.