Gregory Rushing

Gregory Rushing, MD

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-5502

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Heart Failure, Diastolic
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Ischemia
  • Connective Tissue
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
  • Cardiac Valve Annuloplasty
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic, Familial
  • Aortic Arch Syndromes
  • Reperfusion Injury
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Device Removal
  • Robotics
  • Heart Failure, Systolic
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aorta, Thoracic
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Aortic Valve
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of South Florida College of Medicine


Eastern Virginia Medical School
7/1/2003 - 6/30/2009

Cardiac Surgery
Johns Hopkins Hospital
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012


Cleveland Clinic Foundation
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

My Department


My Division

Cardiac Surgery


107 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

I think Dr. Rushing is one of your very best

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

All good!

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Very friendly and knowledgeable He explained everything and made sure i understood what he was saying.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

Good explaining my condition

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

He was nice. My first visit to discuss my surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2018

Very very good

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2018

spent plentt of time with me & my family and answered our questions

Reviewed on Nov 07, 2018

Dr. Gregory D Rushing was absolutely amazing! He explained everything going on with my heart in great detail! He listened to my questions. He made ME feel that he truly cared about MY heart health.

Reviewed on Oct 08, 2018

all good

Reviewed on Oct 06, 2018

I felt I was well taken care of

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Rushing has reported no relationships with companies or entities.