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New Physician joins BHS Cardiology

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New Physician joins BHS Cardiology

Varun Avula, DO will join the BHS Cardiology team August 2021. Dr. Avula earned an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at East Liverpool City Hospital, a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, and an interventional cardiology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Avula is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and is board eligible in Interventional Cardiology. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and Cardiology.

Dr. Avula brings extensive training and clinical experience in advanced cardiac care. He has expertise in performing peripheral endovascular interventions (including arterial and complex venous interventions for deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms), diagnostic catheterizations, coronary interventions (including complex chronic total occlusions), and the insertion of advanced mechanical support devices such as ECMO, Tandem Heart, and Impella. Dr. Avula is experienced in structural heart interventions that include PFO/ASD closure, TAVR, Mitra Clip, Cardiomems, and Watchman. For more information about the BHS Heart Team visit

To make an appointment with Dr. Avula call 866-620-6761.