Frank Iannetta, MD

Family Medicine



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Board Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine

Hospital Affiliations:

Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ

St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville, NJ, Chair, Department of Family Practice, 2003-2011

Chilton Medical Centers, Pompton Plains, NJ

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Family Practice, Fellow

New Jersey Academy of Family Practice

Morris County Medical Society


Rutgers College at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


Mountainside/UHMC Hospital, Montclair, NJ, Chief Resident


Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ


Mountainside/UHMC Hospital, Montclair, NJ

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Dr. Iannetta Wants to Keep the Local Community Healthy

“My number one job as a primary care doctor is always prevention and keeping you healthy over only treating you when you’re sick.”

Dr. Frank Iannetta clearly remembers the first book he borrowed from the West Caldwell Public Library at 6 years old. It had a yellow cover with gold embossing along the side. The subject was the human brain. It was in the adult section, and he had to get special permission to take it home. That was his first hank you!step toward becoming a family doctor.

“I was always interested in medicine,” says Dr. Iannetta. “I had a great primary care doctor, Dr. James Garofalo, who lived right up the street. I always knew it was something that I wanted to do, and I wanted to do it in my local community.”

Dr. Iannetta has fulfilled that dream – and then some. After nearly three decades in practice, he has treated generations of patients, including within the same family. “Knowing a family’s history helps me more effectively treat patients,” says Dr. Iannetta. “The whole idea behind family medicine is understanding genetics plus family history together – so that’s of tremendous importance to me.”

He is known as a good listener in the exam room. “I give my patients the time they need. I also explain things in human terms vs. medical terms. I use a lot of analogies.”

Wellness is a continued focus for Dr. Iannetta and for Vanguard Medical Group. Between routine physicals, immunizations and the specialized testing offered in-house at Vanguard, Dr. Iannetta knows his patients are getting the best preventive care possible. “Vanguard does a good job uniting care across the system, creating a medical neighborhood. We’re large enough that we have the resources our patients need, yet we never lose sight of the personal care they’ve come to expect.”

When he’s not working, Dr. Iannetta tends to his “midsize” collection of 15,000 comic books and enjoys spending time with family. He and his wife have two biological and four adopted children and are former foster parents. Dr. Iannetta also is an assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 72 of Parsippany, a member of the Risk Management Committee for the Patriots’ Path Council and has been honored with the 2016 Boy Scouts of America Good Scout Award.

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May 02, 2017

Excellent care.

Apr 28, 2017

Doctor Iannetta is the best!

Apr 24, 2017

Dr Ianetta is the best.

Apr 17, 2017

It was a completely wonderful experience from beginning to end.

Mar 31, 2017

have been going here 30 yrs

Mar 21, 2017

I always have a good experience with Dr Iannetta.

Mar 09, 2017

I've been a patient of Dr. Ianetta since 1987, with my entire family. he is excellent!!!

Mar 04, 2017

Dr. Iannetta always helps me. He is a wonderful Doctor and I trust him with all my needs. That's why when he is booked and I am asked to see someone else in the office I get upset. He is the only Doctor in the office who seems to get it right with my sickness/ailments.

Feb 28, 2017

great dr

Feb 27, 2017

I came in with what I thought felt like flu like symptoms. I wasn't tested for the flu but was prescribed Tamiflu. Turns out after my insurance it cost $190 which is too much money, if the flu wasn't really what I had & it wouldn't treat me. I feel I should have been tested on the flu to know definitely if that is in fact what I had, but I didn't know. Basically I feel my visit was a waste of my time & money. I'm very disappointed because I want off the doctors recommendation.

Feb 26, 2017

have been a patient for a long time, very confident in the health care decisions affecting my health.

Feb 22, 2017

Dr Iannetta is absolutely wonderful. He makes you feel comfortable immediately, shows tremendous compassion and understanding. He is extremely professional and knowledgeable, and appreciates an informed patient- one who spends time on the internet learning about any illness. Some doctors take exception to that, they feel they are being challenged or questioned on their knowledge. Not Dr. Iannetta, he takes the time to explain things in detail, and is very patient. He also shows sincere concern for injuries and illnesses that occur. I trust him completely. I have never known a better doctor, and have seen over a half dozen in my 65 year lifetime. In a word, Dr. Iannetta is superb. I consider him to be the "doctor's doctor", that is, the person that a doctor would go to, to get sage advice, information, compassion, concern and assistance.

Jan 31, 2017

I've been seeing Dr. Iannetta for over 20 years. He initially diagnosed my enlarged prostate and has been attentive to my overall health throughout the years. He speaks in a clear "down to earth" manner and I have confidence in his experience and judgment.

Jan 25, 2017

dr iannetta is an awesome and very friendly dr

Jan 24, 2017


Jan 20, 2017

He's awesome

Jan 16, 2017

I love Dr. Iannetta!

Jan 14, 2017

Could never say anything bad, about anyone at Vanguard.

Dec 13, 2016

Dr.I is the best doc on the world

Dec 10, 2016

Excellent Doctor Iannetta Very good care...