Heart and lung surgeon
Dr. Errol L. Bush is an expert in the surgical treatment of thoracic pathologies, which include minimally invasive (video-assisted and robotic) and complex open approaches to their treatment. In addition to general thoracic surgery, he specializes in heart and lung transplant and adult respiratory mechanical support. Bush's current research interests are in clinical outcomes based assessment of acute and chronic respiratory failure.
Bush graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 2003 where he was a Melinda F. and William H. Gates University Scholar and remained until 2010 after completing his internship and residency in general surgery. During this time, he also completed a two-year fellowship in surgical research investigating clinical and pre-clinical outcomes in lung transplantation. From there, he moved to the UCSF for more specialized training as a resident in cardiothoracic surgery, and was active locally and nationally numerous surgical education and quality improvement initiatives. At the completion of his training, Bush was appointed as a UCSF faculty member July 2013.
From 2001-2002 Bush served as the Stanley J. Sarnoff Fellow at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is currently a member of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery.
400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1606
Fax: (415) 353-1312
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Duke University School of Medicine 2003
Duke University Medical Center 2010
UCSF Medical Center 2013
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