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Montclair Cardiology Group is a medical practice comprised of specialists for cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Francis Wanat founded Montclair Cardiology in 1973. The practice serves Montclair, Glen Ridge, Nutley, Bloomfield, Clifton, Verona, Cedar Grove, Caldwells and other surrounding towns in New Jersey.

Montclair Cardiology Group is known for compassionate and quality care. That is why the practice has been attracting patients from the entire northern New Jersey and beyond the state borders.

Alan Saroff, MD

Dr. Alan Saroff is a cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, and the American Heart Association. Dr. Saroff received subspecialty and research training in clinical pharmacology and electrophysiology and is an expert in the management of complex problems of coronary artery and valvular heart disease, and arrhythmias. A wine enthusiast, Dr. Saroff loves to travel and play golf. His patients admire his attention to detail and direct nature.

Dr. Saroff has served on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, New Jersey Affiliate and was awarded the American Heart Association Certification of Appreciation. Selected as a “Top Doctor” for many years by New York Magazine, and each year for the past decade has been named by Castle-Connelly Best Physicians, New York City Metropolitan area.

Dr. Saroff holds an academic appointment at Columbia University Medical School.

Francis Wanat, MD

Dr. Francis Wanat is the founder of Montclair Cardiology Group. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography. He is an experienced and progressive physician with a particular interest in echocardiography. A previous champion tennis player he is an avid golfer who loves spending time with his friends and family. Patients admire his steady manner and dedication.

A former Chief of Cardiology at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, Dr. Wanat founded and for more than two decades directed the hospital’s echocardiography laboratory.

Dr. Wanat is recognized by his peers as one of New Jersey’s leading cardiologists. New Jersey Monthly has consistently named Dr. Wanat a Top Doc, most recently in the November 2011 issue.

Dr. Wanat holds an academic appointment at UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School.

Dusan Knezevic, MD

Dr. Dusan Knezevic is a cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Prior to joining Montclair Cardiology Group, he served as associate director of Echocardiography at UMDNJ.

Dr. Knezevic joined Montclair Cardiology in 2004 and gained the reputation as one of the most respected cardiologists in the community. New Jersey Monthly has named Dr. Knezevic top doctor in New Jersey in 2011 and 2012. He is an expert in diagnosis and treatment of complex cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Knezevic serves as a Chief of Cardiology at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair.

His patients love his warmth, compassion and his ability to explain complex heart disease in simple and understandable terms. A father of three daughters aged five to 13, Dr. Knezevic places a strong emphasis on healthy living and helping patients make the best choices and improve their health.

Dr. Knezevic is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Knezevic holds an academic appointment at UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School.

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