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Studying the Science of What Makes Us Tick

ProMedica Heart and Vascular Institutes employ heart specialists who also have a passion for research. These physicians work closely with research coordinators to bring cardiac clinical trials to patients across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

Johan Aasbo, MD, FACC

Cardiac Electrophysiologist | View bio of Dr. Johan Aasbo

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Paul Berlacher, MD

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Paul Berlacher

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Daniel Cassavar, MD, FACC

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Daniel Cassavar

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Donald Crescenzo, MD, FACS

Cardiothoracic Surgery | View biography of Dr. Donald Crescenzo

Research interests:

  • Vascular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Robert Grande, MD

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Robert Grande

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography and cardiac imaging
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Risk Stratification with Noninvasive Imaging

Adil Karamali, MD, FACC

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Adil Karamali

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Michael Moront, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery | View bio of Dr. Michael Moront

Research interests:

  • Vascular heart disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

P. Kasi Ramanathan, MD, FACC

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. P. Kasi Ramanathan

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Mark Richards, MD, PhD, FACC

Cardiac Electrophysiology | View bio of Dr. Mark Richards

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Christopher Riordan, MD, FACS

Cardiothoracic Surgery | View bio of Dr. Christopher Riordan

Research interests:

  • Adult coronary
  • Cardiac valve surgery

James Smith, DO

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. James Smith

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Kamala Tamirisa, MD, FACC

Cardiac Electrophysiologist | View bio of Dr. Kamala Tamirisa

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

Praveen Tamirisa, MD, MS, MBA, FACC

Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Praveen Tamirisa

Research interests:

  • Echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Peripheral vascular interventions

    Gopinath Upamaka, MD, FACC

    Cardiology | View bio of Dr. Gopinath Upamaka

    Research interests:

    • Echocardiography
    • General cardiology
    • Interventional cardiology
    • Nuclear cardiology
    • Peripheral vascular interventions

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