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Electrophysiology Fellows

First Year

  • Omar Aldaas, MD

    Omar Aldaas, MD

    Hometown: Corona, California
    Undergraduate: University of California, Riverside
    Medical School: University of California, Riverside
    Residency: University of California, San Diego
    Cardiology Fellowship: University of California, San Diego

    Favorite aspects of the program: UCSD provides a full exposure to the entire spectrum of cardiology and electrophysiology at a high volume medical system with a diverse patient population. There is a collaborative and supportive culture, with excellent clinical and research mentorship.

    Career interests: Academic Electrophysiology
    Research interests: Atrial Fibrillation
    Research publications: view publications

    Hobbies: Soccer, archery, traveling

  • Erin Dreessens, DO

    Erin Dreessens, DO

    Hometown: Delhi, IA
    Undergraduate: Wartburg College
    Medical School: Des Moines University
    Residency: Wright State University/Wright Patterson Air Force Base
    Cardiology Fellowship: Navy Medical Center San Diego

    Favorite aspects of the program: At UCSD, we get exposure to a wide variety of cases from very early on and we have the opportunity to learn from excellent mentors.

    Career interests: Clinical Electrophysiology
    Research interests: Atrial fibrillation, cardiac implantable electrical devices
    Research publications: view publications

    Hobbies: Hiking, camping, running, and traveling

Second Year

  • Oluwole Adegbala, MBBS MPH

    Oluwole Adegbala, MBBS MPH

    Hometown: Ibadan
    Undergraduate: University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Medical school: University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 
    Residency: Hackensack University-Englewood Hospital and medical Centre, Englewood,  New Jersey
    Cardiology Program: Wayne State University-Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

    Favorite aspects of the program: High volume center with excellent exposure to cutting edge procedures and seasoned clinical and research mentors.

    Career interests: Catheter ablation, device implantation and lead extraction 
    Research interests: Risk modelling and performance analysis on big data, machine learning and ablation technologies and outcome research.
    Research publications: view publications

    Hobbies: In my spare time, I enjoy sports, especially soccer, listening to songs from different artists, dancing, going for a walk in the nature and reading history and biographies. 

  • Anne-Sophie Lacharite-Roberge, MD

    Anne-Sophie Lacharite-Roberge, MD

    Hometown: Quebec City, Canada
    Undergraduate: The Cleveland Institute of Music and The University of Pennsylvania
    Medical school: University of Ottawa
    Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia
    Cardiology Program: Temple University, Philadelphia (chief fellow)

    Favorite aspects of the program: the kindness and devotion to teaching of all EP attendings and EP lab staff members (they are the nicest people I have ever worked with!), the support of women in EP, the incredible quality of life in San Diego. 

    Career interests: everything electrophysiology, including extractions! Patient, physician and trainee advocacy at the government and ACGME level, women in EP and women in cardiology mentorship.
    Research interests: still developing to be honest. I did a lot of work with our CTEPH population at Temple and hoping to integrate EP research to this during the course of my EP fellowship. 
    Research publications: view publications

    Hobbies: I have a 2-year-old daughter named Charlotte and although EP is very important, she is my #1 priority and my time with her is the most precious. Together with my husband, we travel the world, we hike, we run long distances, and we enjoy exploring the most upscale restaurants (bring on the Michelin stars) !

Recent Graduates

  • Alumni


    • Yang Yang
    • Kavisha Patel
    • Bilal Munir
    • Douglas Darden
    • Chin Lee
    • Kunal Shah
    • Michael Eskander
    • Florentino Lupercio
    • Felix Krainski
    • Sanjay Shah
    • Farah Dawood
    • Gordon Ho