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Dr. Benjamin Rush, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Rush

Dwight E Hand MD

1800 12th St # 2E Meridian, MS 39301

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Dr. Benjamin Rush, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(601) 703-9639

Dr. Rush accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Dr. Rush's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rush treats Vascular Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rush treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rush treats Thrombosis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Rush treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Carotid Artery Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rush treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Rush treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Rush's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Benjamin Rush, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Meridian, MS and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1999
West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1999

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Dr. Rush's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rush

4.2

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I was impressed with his job knowledge and he was very personable. I also noticed that he had a diversified staff, which was also impressive.
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