Charles J. Bruce, M.D.


  1. Jacksonville, Florida
  • Clinical cardiology
  • Structural heart disease
  • Vavular heart disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Echocardiography (transthoracic, transesophageal and stress)
  • Guiding transcatheter based intervention
  1. 2000
    Fellow - CardiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1996
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1994
    Resident - Internal MedicineGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  4. 1990
    Diploma - Diving and Submarine MedicineInstitute of Maritime Medicine
  5. 1988
    Senior House Officer - CardiologyGroote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town
  6. 1988
    Senior House OfficerWhitington Hospital
  7. 1988
    Senior House OfficerRushgreen Hospital
  8. 1988
    Senior House OfficerKent and Sussex Hospital


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

  1. Develop novel health care delivery tools

Mid-term research aims:

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


Research Activities

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