Michael Ara Scherlag

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians
4050 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
P: (405) 608-3800

Dr. Scherlag's father, Dr. Benjamin Scherlag, is world-famous in the field of cardiac electrophysiology. He was the first person to record his bundle potentials which serve as the foundation of present day electrophysiology.

Professional Information

  • Dr. Scherlag is the Chief of Cardiology at Mercy Hospital (2004 through present).
  • While at Duke University, Dr. Scherlag worked with the top leaders in the field of cardiology. Special attention was paid to the application of evidence-based medicine which entails using only those therapies rigorously proven to improve a person's quality of life. He now focuses on giving his patients the newest and best therapies available.
  • During his fellowship with the University of Oklahoma, he did extensive research with atrial fibrillation resulting in multiple publications and a presentation at a national meeting. He is hopeful that the catheter he worked on, which is currently being patented with Johnson & Johnson, will eventually be used to cure atrial fibrillation.

Professional Societies

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


  • Cardiology/Cardiovascular Disease, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Postgraduate Training

  • Duke University

Medical School

  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Specialty Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

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