Dr. Einhaus was born in Des Plaines, Illinois, but spent most of her childhood in Florida. She attended Florida State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, and then attended medical school at the University of Florida and graduated in 1989. She moved to Memphis that same year and began an internship and residency in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee, finishing in 1995. She then did a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee for one year with completion in 1996. She has been with Semmes-Murphey Clinic ever since.