Dr. Christopher H. Rush, MD

Dr. Christopher H. Rush, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 45 years old

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3.6 based on 22 responses
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Experience with Dr. Rush
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Rush's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (20)
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in Pensacola, FL |
This doctor changed the dosage on my blood pressure medication without telling me if I had not noticed it could have killed me I would never go to this doctor again
Omaha, NE |
Well, my Mother has been a long standing patient with Dr. Rush and until now has had wonderful service. Not sure what has happened, but 2 prescriptions for stomach issues when it clearly isn't the issue seems rather lackadaisical on his and his staffs part. When she called for a prescription of an antibiotic, it took almost 3 days and the response was for Chloraseptic, a throat spray. I have recommended she seek new care as you apparently have to cough up a lung to get an immediate response.
in Pensacola, FL |
I have been a patient with Dr. Rush for 10 yrs! He has been consist in his care and has helped me through some really rough times. These days I get referrals to other doctors and do not see him as often, but when I go in for a follow up it is always pleasant visit.
in Pensacola, FL |
Takes time with you and answers questions. Good recommendations. Concerned about you as a person.
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Fracture
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Mole Removal
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • pH Probe
  • Physical Examination
  • Ultrasound
  • X-Ray

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Eglin AFB Regl Hosp

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Eglin AFB Regl Hosp

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Pennsylvania State University

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Rush's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rush's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Rush

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Rush's Care Philosophy

We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account. We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients.