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Typically, our heart beats in a regular "rhythm" between 60 and 100 beats per minute. It is regulated by a specialized group of cells called the sino-atrial node (aka the natural pacemaker of your heart) located in the top right chamber of the heart, or right atrium. This natural… read more

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. We wanted to take this opportunity to explain what hypertension is, what you can do to monitor it and what risk factors can predispose you to it. 

How does stress affect your heart? While under stress, our hypothalamus, a tiny control center in our brain sends out signals to release stress hormones. When this happens, your heart races and your breath quickens. This response was designed to protect your body in an emergency by preparing you to… read more

As the preeminent full-service cardiology practice on eastern Long Island, North Suffolk Cardiology is proud to offer a comprehensive Cardiac Device Center dedicated to the management and monitoring of cardiac devices. At North Suffolk Cardiology, we are uniquely able to provide you access to a… read more

March is National Nutrition Month® and the perfect time to focus on your nutrition and the vital role it plays in your health. National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  This year's message is Personalize Your Plate. There is no one-… read more

North Suffolk Cardiology is pleased to announce the implementation of our Chronic Care Management Program. Chronic Care Management (CCM) is a program that we offer to all Medicare patients with two or more chronic conditions, i.e., heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension, atrial… read more

After serving the cardiac community for more than four decades, Dr. Peter F. Bruno Jr. has announced his retirement. Dr. Bruno is a founding member of North Suffolk Cardiology and is credited as the first cardiologist to practice in the Port Jefferson/Three Village area. Dr. Bruno’s career as a… read more

Our patients often rely on our recommendations for managing the holidays without the anxiety of making healthy choices and having celebratory meals with their family and friends. While healthy choices are important, it should not be the primary focus during this time of the year.  We want to… read more