Larry Bucshon

Larry Bucshon

INDIANA's 8th DISTRICT

Dr. Bucshon Recognized for Work to End the Opioid Epidemic

2016/09/23

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. was one of eight lawmakers from around the country recognized on Thursday by the Coalition to Stop Opioid Overdose for his significant work to solve the opioid abuse epidemic impacting Indiana.

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Reps. Young, Brooks, and Bucshon question DHS Secretary over recent agency failures

2016/09/23

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, Reps. Todd Young (IN-09), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon (IN-08) requested answers from Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson after an Inspector General report found as many as 1,811 individuals with deportation orders may have been erroneously granted citizenship.

The Indiana lawmakers said they are focused on immediate actions needed to mitigate the security risks which arose from the mismanagement within the Department of Homeland Security.

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#IN08 Social Roundup (9/10/2016 - 9/16/2016)

2016/09/17

In case you missed it, here is what happened week…

Helping Young Hoosiers Fight Opioid Abuse

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Dr. Bucshon Named “Guardian of Small Business”

2016/09/14

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Wednesday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. was presented the “Guardian of Small Business” Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).  NFIB is the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses.

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Dr. Bucshon Introduces Bill to Help Young Adults Struggling with Opioid Abuse

2016/09/13


#IN08 Social Roundup (9/03/2016 - 9/09/2016)

2016/09/09

Congress returned to session last week, and it was a busy week in Washington

In case you missed it, here is what happened last week...

Protecting the Medicare Promise

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Dr. Bucshon’s Statement on Pentagon’s Political Strategy on Defense Bill

2016/09/07

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. released the following statement criticizing the Obama Administration’s political strategy to defeat the national defense bill as harmful to the country’s national security.

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#IN08 Social Roundup (8/27/2016 - 9/02/2016)

2016/09/04

From historic sites to broadcast booths, it was a busy week.

In case you missed it, here’s what happened this week…

Historic Indiana

Here in Indiana, we are celebrating 200 years of statehood this year. The bicentennial celebrations remind us of the importance of reflecting on the history of our great state. During a recent trip, Congressman Bucshon had the opportunity to tour the Vincennes State Historic Sites where the capitol of the Indiana Territory still stands today! 

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#IN08 Social Roundup (8/20/2016 - 8/26/2016)

2016/08/27

What do an axel, a dog, and the Evansville Police Department all have in common? Keep reading to find out. 

This is the "#IN08 Social Roundup," a weekly overview of Congressman Bucshon's district events, constituent work, and legislative activities as seen through his social media accounts. 

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Dr. Bucshon Helps Host Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson at Crane

2016/08/24

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) –On Tuesday, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. helped host U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral John Richardson during his first trip to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division in Crane, Indiana.

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Dr. Bucshon: Overtime rule devastating to Hoosier small businesses, nonprofits

2016-09-21 20:28:45


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on Medicare drug experiment

2016-09-14 22:04:42


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on global surgical payments

2016-09-14 22:03:00


Dr. Bucshon questions CMS Administrator on ACA's age rating ratios

2016-09-14 22:01:40


Dr. Bucshon congratulates the Southwest Indiana Chamber on "Chamber of the Year" award

2016-09-14 17:52:08


Dr. Bucshon Congratulates USI College of Nursing and Health Professions on Nexus Award

2016-09-09 17:43:13


Dr. Bucshon highlights the need for mental health reform

2016-09-09 17:19:51


Dr. Bucshon honors the "Patrolman of Franklin Street"

2016-09-07 16:46:48


Dr. Bucshon's PSA with Weather Channel on severe weather preparedness

2016-07-27 21:25:53


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


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.


Serving With

Jackie Walorski

INDIANA's 2nd DISTRICT

Marlin Stutzman

INDIANA's 3rd DISTRICT

Todd Rokita

INDIANA's 4th DISTRICT

Susan Brooks

INDIANA's 5th DISTRICT

Luke Messer

INDIANA's 6th DISTRICT

Todd Young

INDIANA's 9th DISTRICT

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