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Hypertension: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

You may be familiar with the term hypertension, but you may not know exactly what the diagnosis implies. At Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates (HCA), we strive to provide clear and comprehensive education to our patients and their families. Hypertension is very common in the United States, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]


Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates Resumes Walk With A Doc Events

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates is excited to announce that we are resuming our Walk with a Doc events! We are proud to have been part of this international initiative for four years, inviting patients to add exercise to their healthy heart regimen while having the opportunity to have their questions answered by our physicians. HCA physicians […]


What is heart failure

What Is Heart Failure?

If you or someone you love has been told they have heart failure, or if you have a family history of heart failure, it can be intimidating. However, knowledge is power. Here’s what you need to know about heart failure, including the signs to look out for. What Is Congestive Heart Failure and How Is […]

  • Posted on: Mar 21 2022
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Medical Minutes: A Heart Health Video Series

In collaboration with Hunterdon Medical Center, Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates cardiologists spoke on different topics related to heart health. Watch the videos below to learn more.   Medical Minutes with Glen Tonnessen, M.D., Cardiologist, Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates, discusses – What are Varicose Veins?   Medical Minutes with Glen Tonnessen, M.D., Cardiologist, Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates, discusses – […]


10 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy During American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month — a health holiday devoted to increasing awareness of heart disease. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), an American has a heart attack every 39 seconds, and heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. It can be scary to consider […]


HCA Maintains Annual NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Recognition

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates (HCA) is proud to announce that we have maintained our recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) across all three of our locations and for all of our providers. This recognition confirms our commitment to consistent quality, as certain requirements must be met for […]

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2021
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Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist: What’s the Difference?

The heart is often referred to as a plumbing system. It is a muscle that acts like a pump, pushing blood through your arteries and veins (think piping). This function is controlled by an electrical system which synchronizes signals and tells your heart to contract. These two systems work together to keep you alive, and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 10 2021
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When to Consider a CAC Test

Knowing if you have extra calcium in your arteries is an important part of your cardiovascular health. Not only can it identify risks to your heart health, but it can also help you and your doctor effectively plan the appropriate treatments. A coronary artery calcium (CAC) test can help determine whether you are at risk […]

  • Posted on: Aug 16 2021
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Hunterdon Medical Center Receives “High Performance” Rating In Heart Failure

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates (HCA) is excited to announce that, according to the 2021 Hospital Rankings that US News released on Wednesday, July 28th, Hunterdon Medical Center (HMC) has received a “high performance” rating in two adult specialties and five procedures/conditions, one of which was heart failure. Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates, a long-standing partner of HMC, designed […]

  • Posted on: Aug 3 2021
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Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates Resumes Walk With a Doctor Event

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates is excited to announce that we are resuming our Walk with a Doc events! We are proud to have been part of this international initiative for three years, inviting patients to add exercise to their healthy heart regimen while having the opportunity to have their questions answered by our physicians. HCA physicians […]

  • Posted on: Apr 28 2021
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