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Charles A Bush, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of Health Sciences Administration
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University
Dr. Charles Bush is Medical Director of the OSU Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital. He is professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and previous director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Bush is a long-time leader at OSU, having served as chief of staff in the 1990s and director of the cardiac catheterization labs for 26 years. A world-class expert in the field of cardiovascular care, Dr. Bush has authored more than 100 articles, abstracts and books/chapters and served on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed publications, including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. Dr. Bush’s research interests range from percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty to thrombolytic therapies. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians and Society of Cardiac Angiography Intervention.


Dr. Bush has been practicing medicine nearly 40 years, in continuous affiliation with OSU Medical Center. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran, having attained the rank of Captain.


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Oh


Residency in medicine, The Ohio State University; Fellowship in cardiology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, interventional cardiology

Research Interests

Interventional cardiology, pericarditis, PTCA, thrombolytic therapy, coronary artery disease




• Charles F. Wooley, MD, Transmission of Excellence Teaching Award

• Professor of the Year Award


The Ohio State University Hospital, The Ohio State University Hospital East, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, OSU Cardiology at Cambridge, OSU Heart Center at Mill Run

Speaking Topics

Cardiac catheterization, left ventricular aneurysm, prosthetic valves

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