Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) is a 470+ bed healthcare facility and teaching institution serving borough residents as a leader in the areas of acute, medical and surgical care, including emergency care, surgery, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, gastroenterology, cardiology, pediatrics, podiatry, endocrinology, urology, oncology, orthopedics, neonatal intensive care and maternal health. The medical center earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for quality and patient safety.
About The Trauma Center
RUMC is a Level I Adult and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center and a designated Stroke Center, receiving top national recognition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab has PCI capabilities for elective and emergent procedures in angioplasty. RUMC maintains a Wound Care/Hyperbaric Center and a Sleep Disorder Center on-site at its main campus. The hospital also offers behavioral health services, encompassing both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, including emergent inpatient and mobile outreach units. RUMC is the only borough facility that offers inpatient psychiatric services for adolescents.
Level I Adult Trauma Care
In the event of an emergency, please call 911.
The trauma center was verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and adheres to rigorous standards in order to provide the highest quality of care. Several defining elements of the trauma center include:
Equipped for all stages of care, from prevention to emergency surgery to rehabilitation
Trauma team members continuously receive education about best practices and latest technology
Quality assessment program helps ensure smooth, effective operation
Prepared to treat a high volume of trauma patients 24/7
Refers patients to other resources in the community for further treatment
In addition, Richmond University Medical Center’s trauma center serves as the only in-patient psychiatric resource in the region for adolescents, providing services for substance abuse, psychotherapy and psychiatric care.
Main campus is located at 355 Bard Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10310.