William Bush, MD, FACR

William Bush, MD, FACR

  • Professor - Retired


William H. Bush, Jr., MD, FACR

Professor - Retired

University of Washington Medical Center


Dr. Bush received his medical degree from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1967.  After a rotating internship at Hennepin County General Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1968, Dr. Bush spent 2 years as a Service Unit Director with the US Public Health Service at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana.  He returned to the Pacific Northwest for his residency training at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 1970.  After completion of his residency training in 1973, Dr. Bush was fellowship trained in Angiography and Interventional Radiology at Allgemeinen   Krankenhaus St.Georg in Hamburg, Germany and spent time in their Department of Roentgenology as Oberarzt.  In 1974, he joined the faculty of Virginia Mason Medical Center where his subspecialty in genitourinary evolved.  At Virginia Mason, he became Department of Radiology’s Teaching Coordinator.  Dr. Bush joined the University of Washington Medical School in 1991 where he teaches residents and fellows and is the Director of Genitourinary Radiology.  In 1995, he was the recipient of the Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine’s Outstanding Teacher Award and in 1997 was awarded the Medical Student Teacher of the Year Award from the Department of Radiology.  In addition to his duties at the University of Washington, Dr. Bush was on the US Pharmacopoeia’s Committee of Revision and on the Drugs and Contrast Committee of the American College of Radiology.  Dr. Bush is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and is a Fellow of both the Society of Uroradiology and the European Society of Urogenital Radiology.  He is past-president of the Pacific Northwest Radiological Society and of the Society of Uroradiology.


Areas of Interest

Genitourinary Radiology

Contrast Media

Body Imaging