Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD

Cardiology  |  
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Age 77
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Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD
Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Usher Sr is affiliated with Musc Medical Center.

135 RUTLEDGE ST

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(888) 792-4990

Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD

Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Doppler Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Madigan General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brooke General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brooke General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • The Patient with Valvular Heart Disease,
  • Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease in Hemodialysis Patients. PTCA versus Stent., 2001
  • The Utility of Intravascular Ultrasound in Evaluating Pulmonary Artery Anastomosis in a Lung Transplantation Swine Model., 1997
  • Validity of Electrocardiographic Estimates of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Mass in African Americans (The Charleston Heart Study), 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Usher Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Usher Sr to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Usher Sr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Usher Sr has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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