Committed to excellence in patient care, education and research


The Division of Ultrasound Medicine at the Ohio State University Department of Emergency Medicine is focused on providing quality patient care utilizing state of the art ultrasound techniques.  Our Ultrasound Division faculty focus on high quality ultrasound education for medical students, residents, fellows and attendings while publishing our educational advances in medical journals.   Completing over 5,000 ultrasound cases/year between OSU main and East Emergency department, the ultrasound program continues to grow to serve the patients in central Ohio.   The US Division faculty is active in national and international meetings where they give lectures, present posters, and compete in ultrasound competitions.   As of July 1, 2018, the Ultrasound Division will have 8 core faculty members and include Dr. David Bahner –Division Chief and Ultrasound Director, Dr. Creagh Boulger, Associate Ultrasound Director, Dr. Michael Prats, Assistant Ultrasound Director, Dr. Lauren Branditz, Education Director, Dr. Daralee Hughes, OSU East Ultrasound Director, Dr. Delia Gold, Dr. Irene Mynatt and Dr. Jess Everett.   Together this group is engaged in academic excellence in clinical care using ultrasound, training new learners from across the medical spectrum, researching new knowledge and the administration of multiple quality programs and projects within the Ultrasound Division.

Our Leaders

Our leaders


David Bahner, MD

Division Chief and Ultrasound Director

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Creagh Boulger leader

Creagh Boulger, MD

Associate Ultrasound Director

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Michael Prats, MD

Assistant Ultrasound Director

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Lauren Branditz, MD

Education Director

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Daralee Hughes, MD

OSU East Ultrasound Director

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