At RUMC, our team provides superior anesthesiology services with care and compassion. Every patient is treated with respect and dignity as an individual, not just as another condition or procedure.
These services include comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency services at RUMC and our locations throughout Staten Island.
At RUMC, we specialize in providing a comprehensive array of services
related to oncology across the continuum. Our oncology network provides
state-of-the-art services in a healing environment, close to home.
When you visit Richmond University Medical Center for cardiac care, you put your heart in the very best hands. Our physicians, nurses and technicians have achieved reputations for excellence and they are dedicated to respecting the dignity of each individual. We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, from emergency treatment to sophisticated diagnostic procedures and risk screenings.
In an emergency, when seconds count, you need the right care, right away. An exceptional team of doctors and nurses, here for you 24/7, staff our Emergency Department, a New York City Department of Emergency Services-designated Level I Trauma Center. RUMC houses the most sophisticated equipment to care for the most critical conditions. Our medical and surgical specialists are available to treat severe injuries and illnesses within minutes.
The Epilepsy Center at Richmond University Medical Center consists of a team of experienced health care and adjunct professionals who are committed to providing comprehensive care management to children and adults with epilepsy on Staten Island.
The newly opened Ambulatory Center & G.I./Endoscopy Suites at Richmond University Medical Center provide full-service ambulatory G.I. services for children and adults.
Endocrinology and metabolism is a medical subspecialty with a keen focus on the glands and hormones of the body. Every organ system has hormone receptors and, thus, disorders of the endocrine system can affect the whole body – from head to toe!
At Richmond University Medical Center, we deliver more babies than anyone else on Staten Island. Our NICU survival rate far
exceeds national averages. We treat more than 2,000 gynecological cases a year, including all types of major abdominal, vaginal and gynecological oncology surgeries. We are proud to have on our staff Dr. Harout Margossian, M.D., a specialist in urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, and Dr. Eli Serur, M.D., a specialist in gynecologic oncology.
Richmond University Medical Center’s orthopedic surgeons are second to none. Our Section of Comprehensive Orthopedic Procedures and Education (SCOPE) specializes in sports medicine, joint replacements, sports injuries and arthroscopic surgery. Our designated orthopedic patient rooms provide the finest recovery environment.
We strive to provide patients with high-quality medical care based on current medical standards. Board-certified pain physicians and registered nurses are available for each procedure.
Chaplains of all faiths are available to you and your loved ones. Richmond University Medical Center’s pastoral care staff is happy to assist you with your spiritual and emotional needs.
Caring for children has always ranked as one of our top
priorities. Our pediatricians deliver the highest level of care to
children from birth through adolescence. Whether we treat infants with
special needs in our highly acclaimed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or
deliver inpatient, outpatient or urgent care for older children, your
child’s health and well-being is always our focus.
Board-certified and board-qualified radiologists offer imaging services including CT, mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, gastrointestinal and genitourinary radiology and interventional radiology.
Our Sleep Disorders Center is available several nights a week. Stay overnight in a comfortable room where our technician will monitor your heart rhythm, brain waves and airflow. We will then send a full report, with our physician’s interpretation, to your referring or primary care physician within 48 to 72 hours.
RUMC’s Department of Surgery is a fully integrated department that includes a full range of services within general, thoracic, vascular, plastics, urology, ENT, orthopedics, gynecology and ophthalmology.
Under the direction of Joseph Motta, M.D., the Urology Center of Excellence treats urologic diseases and conditions that affect both male and female adult patients. The center houses a state-of-the-art shock wave lithotripsy and a new cysto-endourology suite.
We provide comprehensive vision and eye care services and offer the highest level of treatment for cornea and external eye diseases, oculo-plastic and orbital reconstruction, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, neuro-ophthalmology and HIV-related eye conditions.
We provide comprehensive wound care management to the people of Staten Island. Our staff encompasses a multidisciplinary team of wound care specialists devoted to the treatment of chronic wounds. Each brings their own expertise to meet the individual needs of the patient, including plastic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery and podiatry.
At Richmond University Medical Center, we serve our community with outstanding physicians. Our doctors include leaders in vascular surgery, pediatric gastroenterology, ophthalmology, urology, oncology and cardiology.
At RUMC, we want our patients' and visitors' time with us to be comfortable and stress-free. We try to anticipate and meet every need, and make it easy to get in touch with us.
We provide many opportunities for Staten Island residents to participate in the community wellness movement RUMC is creating, with an ongoing schedule of classes, events and a variety of support groups.
We are always searching for new ways to tell your story. Here are a few of our videos showcasing our commitment to you.
In recent U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospital rankings, Richmond University Medical Center ranked highest on Staten Island in patient safety and these adult specialties:
“The Department of Laboratory Medicine has a staff of seasoned and dedicated professionals. Our family of pathologists, P.A.s, technologists and support staff are here every day to provide laboratory services for your family.”
“You can never put a price on compassion, caring, knowledge, integrity and expertise. That is what you will find here at RUMC. We are dedicated to being your number one advocate, always.”
Grace Lehan, RN, BSN
Staff Nurse in RUMC's Surgical Intensive Care Unit
"We offer minimally invasive surgery options, including robotic surgery. I recently completed the first single site robotic gall bladder surgery in the borough. RUMC is at the forefront of minimally invasive surgery options and training of physicians."
Dr. Frederick Sabido, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Division Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery
& Director of Advanced GI/MIS Fellowship Program
"It's a great atmosphere here. You never know what's going to come in the door; every day is different. There is just great teamwork at RUMC."
Kristen Netland, RN
"People should come to RUMC because we treat you like family. The people are highly trained here, and we treat patients with respect and compassion. It's an excellent place to work."
Paulette Wolny, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Surgery Department
“I’ve always had great experiences at RUMC. The nurses are so compassionate. I had one of my sons there, and I also had shoulder surgery there. Everyone told me I had to go to Manhattan. I said I’d rather stay here.”
"RUMC is where you go to receive competent, compassionate care from a team of highly skilled indviduals who care for you like family. "
Dr. Teresa Lemma
“RUMC provides expert, academic cancer treatment. Our program focuses on the cancer patient and their family. We believe that the state-of-the-art approach and caring are part of the cure!”
Thomas J. Forlenza, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Director of Oncology
"I've always been a part of the Staten Island community. I raised my family here. I work here and I play here.”
Joseph Motta, M.D.
Director of Urology Center of Excellence
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