About Our Team
Dr. Asif Serajian
America Board of Echocardiography
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Level II certification in cardiac CT interpretation
Medical School: University of Pikeville, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY
Internship: Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH
Internal Medicine: Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH
Cardiology: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Interventional Cardiology: Providence St. John Hospital, Southfield, MI
American College of Cardiology
Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Editor of Vascular Disease Management Journal and Journal of Invasive Cardiology
A case of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis mimicking as occlusive peripheral arterial disease. J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Jan; 25(1)Volume 25.
Novel use of the GuideLiner catheter to visualize distal LAD after LIMA anastamosis in selective coronary angiography.J Invasive Cardiol. 2012 Feb;24(2):E30-1.
Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Journal of American Osteopathic Association 2015;115(7): 432-442
Safer and less invasive approach for treatment of heart disease through the wrist (trans-radial)
Minimally invasive treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) for those who have failed medical therapy or no other options exist for treatment
Minimally invasive treatment of lower extremity arterial disease for those patients with no other options for treatment besides amputation
Development and implementation of new techniques and processes in treatment of coronary and peripheral arterial disease
Improvement in the quality of healthcare delivered so that a patient gets “more” from their office visit
Cardiac CT as a non-invasive way to look at the heart arteries
Cathleen Cu, PA-C
Cathleen is a nationally certified physician assistant by the NCCPA specializing in cardiology. She graduated from DePaul University with honors and received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science. Cathleen obtained her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, one of the top 15 ranking physician assistant programs in the country at the time of her graduation.
Cathleen has always been passionate about the field of cardiology. On top of her general medicine training in graduate school, she pursued a cardiology elective where she was a part of the management and care for those in both the inpatient hospital and outpatient clinic setting. Cathleen is able to diagnose and treat a multitude of cardiac conditions, with examples such as: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, peripheral artery disease, venous insufficiency, and a variety of cardiac arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation. She actively attends medical conferences, seminars, and courses in order to stay on top of the latest advances and discoveries in cardiology.
Cathleen also strives to take a holistic approach with patients by promoting healthy lifestyle modifications in conjunction with optimizing medications. She takes not only the physical, but also emotional, needs of patients in consideration in order to provide the utmost empathetic care.