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David Bush
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Degrees
M.D., University of California, San Francisco, 1977

Departmental Affiliation
Dept of Med – Cardiology

Departmental Address
Division of Cardiology B1S
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: (410)-550-0858
Fax: (410)-550-1183

Honors and Awards:

Association of Black Cardiologists, Member of the Year 1999

Selected Publications

  • Thombs BD, Magyar-Russell G, Bass EB, Stewart KJ, Tsilidis KK, Bush DE, Fauerbach JA, McCann UD, Zieglestein RC.  Performance characteristics of depression screening instruments in survivors of acute myocardial infarction: review of the evidence. Psychosomatics. 2007 May-Jun;48(3):185-94.
  • Parakh K, Bush DE, Ziegelstein RC, Thombs BD, Fauerbach JA. Mortality and adherence to pharmacotherapy after acute myocardial infarction. JAMA. 2007 May 2;297(17):1877; author reply 1878. No abstract available.
  • Howell EE, Wright SM, Bush DE, Chandra-Strobos N, Henrikson CA.  Insufficient treatment of hypercholesterolemia among patients hospitalized with chest pain. Clin Cardiol. 2006 Jun;29(6):259-62.
  • Bush DE, Martin LW, Leman R, Chandler M, Haywood LJ; NHLBI AFFIRM Investigators. Atrial fibrillation among African Americans, Hispanics and Caucasians; clinical features and outcomes from the AFFIRM trial. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Mar;98(3):330-9.
  • Williams MS, Kickler TS, Vaidya D, Ng'alla LS, Bush DE. Evaluation of platelet function in aspirin treated patients with CAD. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2006 Jun;21(3):241-7.  PMID: 16683216
  • Henrikson CA, Howell EE, Bush DE, Chandra-Strobos N.  Female sex: a protective role in suspected myocardial ischemia. Coron Artery Dis. 2006 Mar;17(2):153-8.
  • Thombs BD, Bass EB, Ford DE, Stewart KJ, Tsilidis KK, Fauerbach JA, Bush DE, Zieglestein RC.  Prevalence of depression in survivors of acute myocardial infarction. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Jan;21(1):30-8. Review.
  • Cordeiro MA, Miller JM, SchmidtA, Lardo AC, Rosen BD, Bush DE, Brinker JA, Bluemke DA, Shapiro EP, Lima JA.  Non-invasive half millimetre 32 detector row computed tomography angiography accurately excludes significant stenoses in patients with advanced coronary artery disease and high calcium scores. Heart. 2006 May;92(5):589-97. Epub 2005 Oct 26.
  • Fauerbach JA, Bush DE, Thombs BD, McCann UD, Fogel J, Zieglestein RC. Depression following acute myocardial infarction: a prospective relationship with ongoing health and function. Psychosomatics. 2005 Jul-Aug;46(4):355-61.
  • Bush DE, Zieglestein RC, Patel UV, Thombs BD, Ford DE, Fauerbach JA, McCann, UD, Stewart KJ, Tsilidis KK, Patel AL, Feuerstein CJ, Bass EB. Post-myocardial infarction depression. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2005 May;!123);1-8. Review. No abstract available.
  • Zieglestein RC, Kim SY, Kao D, Fauerbach JA, Thombs BD, McCann U, Colburn J, Bush DE. Can doctors and nurses recognize depression in patients hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction in the absence of formal screening? Psychsom Med. 2005 May-Jun;67(3):393-7.
  • Cooper HA, Bloomfield DA, Bush DE, Katcher MS, Rawlins M, Sacco JD, Chandler M; AFFIRM investigators.  Relation between achieved heart rate and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation (from the Atrial Fibrillation Follow-Up Investigation of Rhythm Management [AFFIRM] Study). Am J Cardiol. 2004 May 15;93(10):1247-53.

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