David Scott Bach MD

Professor, Internal Medicine
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Mitral valve disease, aortic valve disease, mitral valve repair, prosthetic heart valves, athletes, athlete's heart, and echocardiography.

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U of M Cardiology

Briarwood Health Associates - Bldg 5
325 Briarwood Cir
Ann Arbor


Medical School or Training

  • University of Michigan Medical School, 1986


  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine, IL, 1989


  • Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, 1992

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography Society of Heart Valve Disease, Charter Member

  • Fellow of the American Heart Association

  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Board Certification

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Internal Medicine


Valvular heart disease, prosthetic heart valves, indications and timing of heart valve surgery.


Dr. David Bach has an active clinical cardiology practice. He has long-standing clinical and research interests in patients with heart valve disease, and has published widely and lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to the evaluation and management of patients with heart valve disease, developments in prosthetic heart valves, and the use and interpretation of echocardiography in patients with valve disease. He is a strong proponent of individualized decision-making, educating patients so that they can best participate in decisions regarding their care.

An avid distance runner, Dr. Bach also has a clinical interest in athlete’s heart and heart disease in athletes, and seeks to promote an active lifestyle in his patients and his colleagues. Dr. Bach has completed more than 35 marathons (PR 3:08:42) and ultramarathons in eight states and three countries.