Philip T. Thrush, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Philip T. Thrush, MD

Philip T. Thrush, MD

Cardiology Fellowship
Faculty

Heart Center
Physician Team

Heart Transplant
Physician Team

Contact Information

Cardiology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2530
FX: (614) 722-2549

Biography

Philip T. Thrush, MD is one of the Heart Transplant and Heart Failure Program physicians at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Thrush received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He completed advanced training in heart failure and heart transplantation at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children?s Hospital (formerly Childrens Memorial Hospital) in Chicago, Illinois. He is certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Thrush is actively involved with Make-A-Wish Foundation and serves on their Medical Advisor Council and Eligibility Reform Advisory Group. In addition to general pediatric cardiology, his clinical interests include patients with heart failure, cardiomyopathy (including chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy and patients with neuromuscular disorders either at risk for cardiomyopathy or with evidence of cardiac involvement), and heart transplantation.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Failure
  • Neuromuscular disorders with cardiac manifestations

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Antibody-mediated rejection in heart transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support in the peri-operative period
  • Heart transplantion management and outcomes
  • Treatment of cardiomyopathy

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/11/2006

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2012

Fellowship

  • Lurie Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Cardiology

Specialty:

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/01/2013

Publications

  • Phelps, C, Thrush, PT, Cua CL. 2013. The Heart. In Klaus and Fanaroff’s Care of the High Risk Neonate. 6th ed. Edited by Fanaroff, AA, Fanaroff, JM. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders.
  • Allen,Hugh,D; Thrush,Philip,T; Hoffman,Timothy,M; Flanigan,Kevin,M; Mendell,Jerry,R. 2012. Cardiac Management in Neuromuscular Diseases.  PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA. Vol. 23, no. 4. (November): 855-?.
  • Viollet,Laurence; Thrush,Philip,T; Flanigan,Kevin,M; Mendell,Jerry,R; Allen,Hugh,D. 2012. Effects of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and/or Beta Blockers on the Cardiomyopathy in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 110, no. 1. (July): 98-102.
  • Thrush,Philip; Viollet,Laurence; Flanigan,Kevin; Mendell,Jerry; Allen,Hugh. 2012. NATURAL HISTORY OF CARDIOMYOPATHY IN DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY AND THE EFFECTS OF ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITOR WITH OR WITHOUT BETA-BLOCKER.  JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 59, no. 13. (March): E820-E820.
  • Thrush,Philip,T; Mackman,Chad,A; Lawrence,Paul; Naguib,Aymen; Yates,Andrew,R; Cassidy,Stephen,D; Chisolm,Joanne,L; Hill,Sharon,L; Cheatham,John,P; Holzer,Ralf,J. 2011. An Institutional Approach to Interventional Strategies for Complete Vascular Occlusions.  PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 32, no. 6. (August): 713-723.
  • Thrush,Philip,T; Allen,Hugh,D; Viollet,Laurence; Mendell,Jerry,R. 2009. Re-examination of the Electrocardiogram in Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Correlation With Its Dilated Cardiomyopathy.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 103, no. 2. (January): 262-265.
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