Charles Bush

Charles Bush, MD

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 146 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 40 Patient Comments

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About Me

Charles A. Bush, M.D., is Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, and served as Director of the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital at The Ohio State University Medical Center from 2004-2012. He has been a long-time leader at OSU, serving as chief of staff from 1991 to 1993 and director of the cardiac catheterization labs for 26 years.
Dr. Bush received his bachelor of arts degree (magna cum laude) in 1962 from Kent State University and medical degree from Western Reserve University in 1965. Dr. Bush completed his post-graduate training, including residencies and fellowship, at The Ohio State University. He served as captain in the United States Air Force, Maxwell Air Force Base from 1967-1969.
Dr. Bush has authored more than 100 publications, abstracts and books/chapters. He serves on the editorial boards of several major journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, Chest, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis. He has led many continuing education programs and national meeting presentations.
Dr. Bush is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention and a member of the American Heart Association and American Medical Association.
Dr. Bush sees patients at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital.
Dr. Bush has received many honors and achievements. Among them, Professor of the Year by The Ohio State University College of Medicine and the Charles F. Wooley, M.D., Transmission of Excellence Teaching Award.

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014-2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Valve Diseases

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Academic Information

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

146 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Dec 09, 2019

    saved my mode many years ago

  • Reviewed on Dec 06, 2019

    My family loves Ohio State Hosp.

  • Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

    Dr. Bush is the best.

  • Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

    Dear Dr Bush, he relaxes my concerns (VSD) in such a reassuring way. Gosh, I'm 71 now. I asked him what I should be sure to do for the years to come. He looked at me and said, " Be happy". Easy to do as I am because of doctors like him. it is a joy to be with him.

  • Reviewed on Sep 06, 2019

    My doctor is very good and has always answered questions or concerns.

  • Reviewed on Aug 05, 2019

    He is always very professional and concerned about my medical problems. He has always been very forward with my health and always answered my questions fully.

  • Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

    Dr Bush is very thorough, listens and responds to my questions plainly, and effectively.

  • Reviewed on Jun 01, 2019

    Exemplary, since 2007 (since my very first and my initial referral to him)

  • Reviewed on May 09, 2019

    Dr. Bush is great.

  • Reviewed on May 02, 2019

    Couldn't have a better doctor. He saved my life.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Bush has reported no relationships with companies or entities.