Pietro Carpenito, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President
Dr. Carpenito is one of the founding board members of Richmond University Medical Center, where he continues to serve on various board committees, including Finance, Strategic Planning and Joint Conference. As Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Dr. Carpenito is the liaison between the medical staff and the administration. He is responsible for clinical strategic planning and development of the organization ensuring, high-level physician integration. His ongoing leadership has contributed to the increased physician recruitment and retention, as well as in quality improvements in the Peri-Operative Services Division. He is a member of various committees in the organization, including Medical Executive Committee, Hospital-wide QA, the Critical Care Committee, the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, the Credentials Committee and the CME Committee. Dr. Carpenito is clinically active as the Chairperson of the Anesthesia Department, a position he has held for the past 10 years.
Dr. Carpenito is a graduate of the Universita degli Studi Di Pisa Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Italy. He is a member of the American Board of Anesthesiologists, New York State Society of Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiology, International Research Society, SAMBA, the Richmond County Medical Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Carpenito has been honored numerous times for his commitment to the community, most recently as a recipient of the United Hospital Trustee of the Year and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Business Achievement Award, and an honoree at the St. Vincent’s Gala.