William A. Tansey, III, MD, FACC, is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.
To his credit, Dr. Tansey is Ambassador for the American Heart Association of Northern New Jersey, a founding member of the American Heart Association New York/New Jersey/Connecticut/Long Island Heritage Affiliate Board, Chairman of the American Heart Association Advocacy Committee, and a founding member of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Cardiovascular Health Advisory Panel. He also is Chair of the Liberty Science Center Board in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Dedicated to promoting cardiovascular health and careers healthcare, Dr. Tansey actively volunteers for a variety of projects and nonprofit organizations concerning cardiology. His expertise and guidance were integral in developing the Liberty Science Center Cardiac Classroom, a leading-edge educational opportunity that allows students to witness heart surgery and ask questions of the medical staff during the procedure. As a result of his vision, students as far away as London have seen and participated in the broadcasts.
Dr. Tansey is the recipient of many honors and awards, including the distinguished Ellis Island Medal of Honor for Americans with outstanding personal and professional qualities who have maintained the richness of their heritage. As a result of his public advocacy for heart health and safety, the Star Ledger nominated him for Jerseyan of the Week. The Consumer Research Council of America lists him in "America's Top Cardiologists," and he is featured in Millburn-Short Hills "Super Doctors" listings. He also is featured in "Best Doctors in America" lists in regional and national magazines, including NJ Savvy Living. Dr. Tansey is a peer reviewer for the American College of Cardiology Foundation / American Heart Association “Focused Update of Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unstable Angina."
When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Tansey supports the arts in New Jersey, including the Paper Mill Playhouse where he has served on the Board of Trustees.