Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Education

  1. Fellow - Cardiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  4. Diploma - Diving and Submarine Medicine Institute of Maritime Medicine
  5. Senior House Officer - Cardiology Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  6. Senior House Officer Kent and Sussex Hospital
  7. Senior House Officer Whitington Hospital
  8. Senior House Officer Rushgreen Hospital
  9. Internship Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  10. MB ChB Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  11. Diploma - Secondary School Grey High School

Certifications

  1. National Board of Echocardiography
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  3. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

Charles J. Bruce, M.D. is a clinical cardiologist, researcher and inventor. His specific clinical and research interests and areas of expertise include valvular heart disease, Marfan syndrome and all aspects of echocardiography. He has a passion for innovation; and together with a team of collaborators, develops new technologies to improve the delivery of heathcare. Some of these technologies include novel catheter-based therapies for cardiac ablation and pacing as well as left atrial appendage ligation. He also leads a remote care platform using a novel body-worn adhesive strip sensor.

Long term research aim:

  • Develop novel health care delivery tools

Mid-term research aims:

  • Develop and refine a Remote Care platform.
  • Develop novel sensors for remote care of cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Develop non-invasive determination of electrolytes
  • Develop novel cardiac pacing and defibrillation technologies.
  • Develop a novel tool for percutaneous left atrial appendage ligation.

Interests

  • Clinical cardiology
  • Structural heart disease
  • Vavular heart disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal and stress)
  • Guiding transcatheter based intervention

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.

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