Omosalewa Lalude, MD

Lalude Omosalewa
Imaging Cardiology, Cardiology

Primary Office
1150 N 35th Avenue
Suite 605
Hollywood, FL 33021

Meet the Physician

Medical Director of Cardiac Imaging, Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute

Omosalewa O. Lalude, MBBS, FACC, is a highly experienced board-certified cardiologist whose medical education and career spans three continents. Dr. Lalude graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of Lagos, College of Medicine in Nigeria in 1995. This was followed by an internship at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos in 1996. In Romford, England, Dr. Lalude was a Senior House Officer in the Emergency Department at Oldchurch Hospital in 1998. In the United States, Dr. Lalude completed her residency in internal medicine at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago in 2001; her cardiology fellowship at MetroHealth Medical Center (Case Western Reserve University) in Cleveland in 2004 where she was Chief Fellow; and her Level III fellowship in advanced echocardiography at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio in 2005. From 2006 to 2013, Dr Lalude was on the faculty at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso, and was appointed associate professor of internal medicine in 2012. She then moved on to Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia as faculty senior associate and completed a Level III Cardiac CT/MRI fellowship at the Emory Clinic in 2014. Dr. Lalude joined Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute, as Medical Director of Cardiac Imaging, and Memorial Physician Group in the Division of Cardiac Services in 2015.


  • Yoruba


Honors and Awards

  • Citation of Merit, In-service Training Examination, Michael Reese Hospital, 2000
  • University Top Scholar in Medicine, University of Lagos, College of Medicine, 1995

Professional organizations

  • Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Society for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas



  • Inappropriate utilization of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging on the USA-Mexico border. Omosalewa O. Lalude, Mell F. Gutarra, Eduardo N. Pollono, Soyoung Lee, Patrick M. Tarwater. J. Nucl. Cardiol. 2014 DOI 10.1007/s12350-014-9881-9.
  • Risk of Cardiovascular Events with Hormonal Contraception: Insights from the Danish Cohort Study. Omosalewa O. Lalude. Curr Cardiol Rep (2013) 15:374. DOI 10.1007/s11886-013-0374-2.
  • Scintigraphic Evaluation of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Omosalewa O. Lalude, Mell F. Gutarra and Aamer Abbas. The Open Cardiovascular Imaging journal 2011, 3:6-9.
  • Severe Bivalvular Pneumococcal Endocarditis and Suppurative Pericarditis in an immunocompetent Patient. Mateo Porres-Aguilar, Nina E. Flavin, Rhonda V. Fleming, Omosalewa Lalude. Internal Medicine 2010; 49: 321-23.
  • Cardiac Myxoma Showing Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in a Patient with Beta Thalassemia. Rene Joukhadar, MD, Luis E. De Las Casas, MD, Omosalewa Lalude, M.B.B.S, David Gough, MD.  Southern Medical Journal 2009; 102(7): 769-771.
  • Quantitative Realtime 3-Dimensional Stress Echocardiography: A preliminary Investigation of Feasibility and Effectiveness. V. Walimbe, M. Garcia, O. Lalude, J. Thomas and R. Shekhar. J of the Am Soc. Echocardiography 2007; 20:13-22.
  • Migration of an Inferior Vena Cava Filter to the Right Ventricle. H. Izutani, I.S Gill, O. Lalude, L Biblo. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2004;20(2):233-235.
  • Regulation of apoptosis by vasoactive peptides. G.S. Filippatos, N. Gangopadhyay, O. Lalude, N. Parameswaran, S. Said, W. Spielman and B.D. Uhal. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 281: L749-L761, 2001.
  • Apoptosis of Lung Epithelial Cells in Response to TNF-? Requires Angiotensin II Generation De Novo. R. Wang, G. Alam, A. Zagariya, C. Gidea, H. Pinillos, O. Lalude, G. Choudhary, D. Oezatalay and B.D. Uhal.  Journal of Cellular Physiology 185:253-259(2000).

Book Chapters

  • Richard C. Brunken and Omosalewa O. Lalude. Nuclear Stress Testing in: The Cleveland Clinic Board Review. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins 2007: Chapter 22, Pg. 233-252.
  • Omosalewa O. Lalude, Oussama Wazni and Allan L. Klein. Section II:  Left atrial appendage and Pulmonary vein Assessment; Intracardiac Echocardiography in Interventional Electrophysiology: Advanced Management of Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia. Andrea Natale David J. Wilber. Taylor & Francis Books Ltd. 01/2006.



  • College Of Medicine Lagos University, 1995
  • Columbia Michael Reese Hospital, 2001, Internal Medicine
  • Metrohealth Medical Center, 2004, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 2005, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Emory University Hospital, 2014, Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine

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