St. Joseph’s Health has announced that Anthony Losardo, MD, FACC, Co-Chief, Cardiology, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center and Medical Director, Cardiology Associates, is the recipient of St. Joseph’s University Medical Center’s Kendrick P. Lance, MD, Distinguished Physician Award, presented at the 2014 Charity Ball. The Regional Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center Foundations are proud to co-sponsor the 2014 Charity Ball, a black tie event to be held on Saturday, November 15that the Waldorf Astoria, New York City.
Dr. Losardo was selected as an honoree due to his key role as a physician-leader and his outstanding efforts on behalf of St. Joseph’s. He is an esteemed member of the St. Joseph’s University Medical Center staff and a role model in his many leadership positions: professional, medical and teaching, System governance and philanthropy.
A dedicated and passionate physician, he founded Cardiology Associates in 1982 and the practice has grown into one of the premier cardiology groups in Northern New Jersey.
Dr. Losardo received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1977. In addition, he completed his internal medicine residency in 1980 and his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine in 1982 at Albert Einstein Affiliated Hospitals. Dr. Losardo has been a diplomat in the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease since 1983.
Dr. Losardo has served as president of the IPA of North Jersey Board of Directors since 1994. Under his leadership, the IPA has grown from just a few hundred members, to nearly 600 physicians. The managed care agreements maintained by the IPA under his tenure have yielded a high value to physician members and under his leadership, the organization has become highly regarded in the region.
In addition to his medical leadership, Dr. Losardo has participated at the highest levels of St. Joseph’s governance as a Member of the Board of Trustees of St. Joseph’s Health since 2000, a member of the System Governance Committee and a former Trustee of the Foundation Board at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, from 1987-2012.
Dr. Losardo was born in Brooklyn, New York and resides in Wyckoff with his wife, Joanne. The Losardo’s have three children: Joey, Anthony and Laurie.