Dr. David Bush is originally from Baltimore, Maryland. He was the top graduate of the class of 1990 at Loyola University in Maryland, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with minors in chemistry and statistics. Dr. Bush subsequently earned degrees in medicine (M.D.) and clinical epidemiology (PhD) from Johns Hopkins University in 1995. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical) and Delta Omega (Public Health) Honor Societies. He then joined the United States Air Force, where he completed pediatric residency training at David Grant Medical Center. Dr. Bush was selected for pediatric cardiology fellowship training, which he completed at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2001. After practicing as a pediatric cardiologist at Wilford Hall Medical Center for four years, Dr. Bush was again selected for additional training in pediatric electrophysiology and pacing, which he completed under the direction of Dr. Paul Gillette at Cook Children's Medical Center in 2006. He practiced as a pediatric cardiologist and electrophysiologist while also holding several leadership positions with the United States Air Force until 2012, before moving to the civilian sector.
Dr. Bush is the recipient of numerous clinical, teaching and research awards. He remains an invited speaker in pediatric cardiology and electrophysiology both regionally and nationally. Dr. Bush's primary clinical focus is the diagnosis and management of heart rhythm challenges in infants and children. He also provides similar care for adults with congenital heart defects. This care includes outpatient, inpatient and invasive management. In addition, Dr. Bush has interest in the diagnosis and treatment of the various cardiovascular manifestations of dysautonomia in children.
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