Larry Bucshon

Larry Bucshon

INDIANA's 8th DISTRICT

Dr. Bucshon's Statement on Final Benghazi Report

2016/06/28

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Tuesday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement after the House Select Committee on Benghazi released its final report of key facts and findings surrounding the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that claimed four American lives:

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Dr. Bucshon Statement on SCOTUS Decision

2016/06/23

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Thursday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 4-4 decision to uphold the lower court’s ruling in United States v. Texas:

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Dr. Bucshon Attends House Healthcare Agenda Rollout

2016/06/22

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Wednesday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. joined House Republican leaders to unveil a plan to replace ObamaCare. The plan, A Better Way to Fix Healthcare, is a part of the House’s bold vision for the future of the country that ensures every American has access to quality, affordable healthcare.

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Dr. Bucshon Supports Comprehensive Mental Health Legislation

2016/06/15

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Wednesday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. helped pass comprehensive legislation to improve the nation’s mental health system and treatment. 

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Rep. Larry Bucshon Recognized for Steadfast Commitment to Cardiothoracic Surgery

2016/06/15

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Congressman Larry Bucshon, MD (R-IN) was named “Legislator of the Year” by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons on Monday evening, in recognition for his extraordinary efforts promoting issues of importance to cardiothoracic surgeons.

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Dr. Bucshon Votes to Give States Flexibility on Ozone Standards

2016/06/08

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4775, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act, a commonsense bill that will provide states, like Indiana, the flexibility in implementing the Environmental Protection Agency’s ozone standards.  

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Dr. Bucshon Congratulates Evansville on Promise Zone Designation

2016/06/06

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement congratulating the city of Evansville on the Promise Zone designation and commending the Winnecke Administration’s leadership to secure the designation:   

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ICYMI: Dr. Bucshon Honors Local Hero from House Floor

2016/05/26


Hoosier Lawmakers Ask Interior Department to Reengage on Stream Protection Rule, As Required by Law

2016/05/24

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Indiana congressional delegation today sent a letter to Joseph Pizarchik, the Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM), asking the agency to comply with federal law that requires OSM to reengage with states in a meaningful way before finalizing the Stream Protection Rule (SPR). Indiana produced more than 34 million tons of coal in 2015 and has more than 16 billion tons of recoverable reserves.

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Dr. Bucshon Recognized by National Health Leaders for Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

2016/05/19

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. was named a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier healthcare companies and organizations.

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Dr. Bucshon recognizes local hero

2016-05-26 13:17:13


Dr. Bucshon urges support for his opioid use disorder treatment bill

2016-05-11 22:49:56


Dr. Bucshon honors Jackie Young, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana

2016-03-22 15:22:30


Dr. Bucshon supports bill to override veto of ObamaCare repeal

2016-02-02 23:07:41


Dr. Bucshon: Indiana disapproves of the EPA's war on our economy and jobs

2015-12-01 22:38:20


Dr. Bucshon speaks out against EPA regulations on coal fired power plants

2015-11-18 22:56:47


D Bucshon speaks in support of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act

2015-11-05 16:38:56


Dr. Bucshon Recognizes Dyslexia Awareness Month

2015-10-21 18:58:27


Dr. Bucshon outlines facts about Planned Parenthood

2015-09-18 15:34:32


Dr. Bucshon: Planned Parenthood doesn't offer women some basic primary care

2015-09-17 23:15:30


Dr. Bucshon calls out Democrats for supporting ban on U.S. crude oil exports

2015-09-17 15:24:43


Dr. Bucshon: Reject the President's Iran deal

2015-08-05 18:23:56


Dr. Bucshon supports putting states in charge of coal ash rules

2015-07-22 23:07:12


Dr. Bucshon: 21st Century Cures gives patients hope

2015-07-09 22:52:29


Dr. Bucshon urges support of TSCA Modernization Act

2015-06-23 20:03:17


Dr. Bucshon urges repeal of Medical Device Tax

2015-06-17 19:39:05


Dr. Bucshon honors Vincennes Univeristy President Dr. Rchard Helton

2015-06-09 18:19:33


Dr. Bucshon discusses Medicaid waste and fraud

2015-06-02 22:21:17


Dr. Bucshon discusses combating the opioid abuse epidemic

2015-05-21 16:44:04


ISHD Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams' opening testimony at opioid abuse hearing

2015-05-21 15:23:18


Contact Information

1005 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-4636
Fax 202-225-3284
bucshon.house.gov

Committee Assignments

Energy and Commerce

Larry Bucshon (pronounced:  “Boo-shon”) was born on May 31, 1962 and raised in Kincaid, Illinois, a small town of 1400 people in central Illinois. His life was shaped by this small town upbringing by two hard working parents. Larry’s father was an underground coal miner and his mother was a nurse. Both are now retired and still live in Kincaid.

Larry attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and, upon receiving his bachelor’s degree, attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Following medical school Larry completed a residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he served as chief resident in surgery, and then remained there to complete a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery. During this time he also enlisted with the United States Navy Reserve and served for almost a decade. During his residency Larry met his wife Kathryn, who is also a physician and a practicing anesthesiologist in Evansville.

Prior to being elected to Congress, Larry spent his life specializing in cardiothoracic surgery and has performed hundreds of heart surgeries and also served as President of Ohio Valley HeartCare. Larry’s outstanding work and leadership in this field led to him being honored as the St. Mary’s Medical Staff Physician of the Year in 2007. Larry also served as Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Medical Director of the open heart recovery intensive care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He is board certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Larry and his wife Kathryn reside in Warrick County with their four children and attend Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Evansville.


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Jackie Walorski

INDIANA's 2nd DISTRICT

Marlin Stutzman

INDIANA's 3rd DISTRICT

Todd Rokita

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Susan Brooks

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Luke Messer

INDIANA's 6th DISTRICT

Todd Young

INDIANA's 9th DISTRICT

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