Who We Are

The physicians and staff of New Jersey Cardiology Associates (NJCA) are dedicated to offering the highest level of personal, quality cardiac care to our patients, referring physicians, and community. We work as a team to provide state-of-the art diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the heart and circulatory system. We believe in partnering with our patients and their referring physicians to   ensure open communication and well-informed medical decisions. Our website has been designed to allow patients to learn more about NJCA and their medical conditions. Please use our comprehensive patient education section and newsletter to learn more about cardiology conditions, medical tests, and treatments.


New Jersey Cardiology Associates is now part of Barnabas Health Medical Group.

Link to Barnabas Health Medical Group


Our Cardiologists                                    

Our cardiologists specialize in all aspects of cardiology and have received the highest level of training. Our subspecialities include preventative and non-invasive cardiology, diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac devices, and congestive heart failure. We offer specialty clinics for anticoagulation and lipids, congestive heart failure, pacemakers and defibrillators, and vascular conditions. We are committed to continuing education and research, allowing us access to the most current technology and best clinical outcomes.



New Jersey Top Doctors 2010-2011

New Jersey Top Doctors 2011

Jersey Choice Top Doctors 2012

Jersey Choice Top Doctors 2013

Jersey Choice Top Doctors 2014

Jersey Choice Top Doctors 2015

Jersey Choice Top Doctors 2016


Our Nurse Practitioners

Our nurse practitioners are invaluable in providing excellent cardiac care to our patients:     

  • Sherri Hawthorne, APN
  • Wendy Porr, APN
  • Loisann Stapleton, APN    (Heart Failure)
  • Maria “Villette” Ganancial, APN  (Heart Failure)

Our Clinical Staff    

The staff at NJCA work closely with the physicians to ensure exceptional delivery of cardiology care to our patients. Please do not hesitate calling our staff with any questions about your care.           

Our New Lipid Clinic

We now specialize in the treatment of complex lipid disorders  with Clinical Lipid Specialist Suzanne Shugg, APN, DNP CLS