Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Sasse has extensive clinical experience in coronary and peripheral intervention and a burgeoning interest in structural heart disease. Prior to joining UAB, Dr. Sasse was director of the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and a staff interventional cardiologist at the University of Wisconsin. He completed his medical degree and postgraduate training in internal medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Sasse practiced as an attending physician in the division of general internal medicine at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and held an academic appointment as an assistant professor of medicine at Rush University College of Medicine in Chicago.





Cardiology Fellowship
Rush Presbyterian University Medical College (2004-2005)

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Rochester (1997)

Medical Degree   
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry (1994)

Board Certifications

American Board of IM/Interventional Cardiology
American Board of IM/Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine




Clinical Interests

Coronary Artery Angioplasty or Atherectomy
Coronary Artery X-Ray Using Contrast
Drug-Releasing Stent Insertion into Coronary Artery
Blood Vessel Stent Insertion
Coronary Artery Catheterization and X-Ray



Selected Journal Articles

Barron JT, Sasse MF. Superoxide production and oxygen consumption in endothelium-intact and -denuded artery stimulated by angiotensin II.
Mol Cell Biochem. 2005 Dec;280(1-2):235-9.
PMID: 16311928

Barron JT, Sasse MF, Nair A. Effect of angiotensin II on energetics, glucose metabolism and cytosolic NADH/NAD and NADPH/NADP redox in vascular smooth muscle.
Mol Cell Biochem. 2004 Jul;262(1-2):91-9.
PMID: 15532713

PubMed Listings

 MF Sasse, MD