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Francesco Santoni-Rugiu, MD
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  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 201-693-4445


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140 Park Avenue Cardiology

140 Park Avenue
Florham Park, NJ 07932
United States

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62 S Fullerton Ave Cardiology

62 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042
United States

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31-00 Broadway Cardiology

31-00 Broadway
2nd Floor
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Ambulatory ECG
  • Angina
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Antitachycardia pacing
  • Aorta disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrioventricular synchrony
  • Blood vessel disease
  • Bypass surgery
  • CT scan
  • Calcium scoring
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • Cardiac intervention
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Cardioversion
  • Chest X-ray
  • Cholesterol
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary angiogram
  • Diagnostic cardiology
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Echo/Doppler
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiogram evaluation
  • Echocardiogram interpretation
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Exercise test
  • Hardening of the arteries
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart MRI
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart blockage
  • Heart disease management
  • Heart disease prevention
  • Heart failure
  • Heart muscle disease
  • Heart rhythm problems
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart valve problems
  • High Cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Ischemia
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myocardial biopsy
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Nuclear Stress Test
  • Nuclear cardiac scan
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Pacemaker
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial disease
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Stent
  • Stress tests
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Valve disease

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, ABIM
  • Cardiovascular Disease, ABIM
  • Internal Medicine, ABIM

Medical School

  • University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy


  • Immunology, University of Florence Medical School, Florence, Italy
  • Cardiac Disease, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai - NYU Medical Center, New York, NY

About Me

Francesco Santoni-Rugiu, MD is a member of Summit Health's Cardiology team. Dr. Santoni-Rugiu is a cardiac electrophysiologist who specializes in heart rhythm disorders with a focus on complex implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators along with the analysis and correction of the triggers of atrial fibrillation. He treats heart rhythm issues, performs pacemaker and defibrillator implants, and completes upgrades of pacemakers and defibrillators. Dr. Santoni-Rugiu’s care philosophy is to provide individualized precision medicine to advance quality of life. “My goal is for my patients to find their optimal quality of life and reach their functional capacity. To aid in that process, I encourage open communication and actively involve my patients in their care,” says Dr. Santoni-Rugiu.

Dr. Santoni-Rugiu is an accomplished researcher and presenter in his field as well as a member of the Heart Rhythm Society. He has been involved for some time in the development of heart rhythm services on the island of Jamaica as part of a large academic center project. He enjoys studying languages and is conversant in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Russian. In his spare time, he likes to garden.

English, Italian

Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center