Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD

Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. Bruce Usher Sr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1966 and specializes in cardiology.

135 RUTLEDGE ST

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(888) 792-4990

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Usher Sr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Usher Sr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

53  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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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22  Procedures

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Usher Sr to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Usher Sr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I would not recommend him. After a scare with chest pains, my husband went to his GP. He had a follow up nuclear stress test. The GP said there appeared to be damage and referred him to Dr Usher, who said my husband's heart was ok, he just needed to lose weight and lower his cholesterol. My...more
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