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Anthony Passannante Jr. MD FACC

passanante_anthony_jrdrAnthony J. Passannante Jr., MD, FACC joined the Cardio Metabolic Institute in Somerset, NJ, in April 2013.  He formerly served as Managing Partner and President for over 20 years at the New Brunswick Cardiology Group, PA.  He also served as an elected member of the Medical Executive Committee at Saint Peter’s University Hospital for nine terms and held the position of President of the Medical Staff.

Dr. Passannante is the Chief Medical Officer at Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, NJ since April 2011.  He serves as administrator over the Quality Management Department, the Medical Staff Office, the Department of Research, the Institutional Review Board (IRB), and the Medical Library at Saint Peter’s.  He is also the President of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Physician Associates, P.C.

He joined the team at Saint Peter’s University Hospital, a member of Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, in 2009 as the Director of Performance Improvement & Safety for the Department of Medicine.  In 2010, he was named Co-Chief Quality Officer for the Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, and in 2011, he became Chief Medical Officer.

In February 2011, he became Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.  He was also named by the Commissioner of Health in 2011 to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), Quality Improvement Advisory Committee (QIAC).

Dr. Passannante received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania and went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine Degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Training at Saint Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan. He then went on to complete a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)-The Rutgers Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ.  He is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Passannante is currently working toward his Master’s Degree in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management at the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.