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.