Jessica Heibel, M.D.
(4th-Year Interventional Cardiology Fellow): Jessica is originally from Texas and earned her undergraduate degree in biomedical science at Texas A&M. She continued at Texas A&M earning her medical degree. Jessica completed her residency in pediatrics at Driscoll Children’s hospital and her fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the John Hopkins Children’s Center. Her medical interests include metabolomics and personalized medicine to optimize postoperative outcomes. Jessica’s personal hobbies/interest are hiking, mountain biking, and paddleboarding.
Arpine Davtyan, M.D.
(3rd-Year Categorical Fellow): Arpine was born in Yerevan, Armenia, and moved to Los Angeles as a child. She completed an undergraduate degree in biology at Stanford University, and medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. She then completed general pediatric residency at UC Irvine/Children's Hospital of Orange County before coming to UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital for fellowship in pediatric cardiology.
Thomas Glenn, M.D.
(3rd-Year Categorical Fellow): Tom is a proud Arizona native who went to the University of Arizona for his undergraduate education (Bear Down!) before moving out of the country and attending St. George's University in Grenada for medical school. He returned to the U.S. for his clinical rotations and completed his pediatric residency at Rutgers NJMS in Newark, N.J. He loves being back on the West Coast where he can be outside year-round. He has a strong interest in long-term Fontan outcomes and is heavily involved with the National Pediatric Cardiology QI Collaborative and the newly formed Fontan Outcomes Network with efforts to improve the care for single ventricle patients. He enjoys attending Padres games and visiting US National Parks.
Bruke Tedla, M.D.
(2nd-Year Categorical Fellow): Bruke is a proud Southern Californian native, who went to undergrad at Pomona College (Chirp Chirp), and medical school at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He then completed his general pediatric residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, before coming to UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital for fellowship in pediatric cardiology. His interests include advanced cardiac imaging. When not in the hospital, he likes to hike, cook, and travel.
Andres Moreno, M.D.
(2nd-Year Categorical Fellow): Andres was born in Bogota, Colombia, where he completed medical school and pediatric residency at the Universidad Militar Nueva Granada. Due to his interest in research and new technologies in congenital heart disease, Andres moved to the United States and completed a second pediatric residency at the University of Connecticut before joining our program at UC San Diego/Rady Children's Hospital. His interests include advanced cardiac imaging and cardiac MRI. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, and playing piano and violin.
Elizabeth LaSalle, M.D. (1st-Year Categorical Fellow): Elizabeth “Libby” is originally from Colorado and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan (Go Blue!). Libby continued at Georgetown University earning her Medical Degree. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Rainbow Babies prior to joining UCSD/Rady Children’s Hospital for her fellowship in pediatric cardiology. Libby’s hobbies/interests are hiking, camping, and cooking.
Heidi Bark, M.D.
(1st-Year Categorical Fellow): Heidi is originally from Utah and earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah. She continued at the University of Utah earning her medical degree. Heidi completed her residency at the University of California San Diego prior to staying at Rady Children’s Hospital for her fellowship in pediatric cardiology.
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