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When to See a Urologist

May 28, 2024

Issues involving the urinary tract such as the bladder, kidneys, ureters, and urethra are not only inconvenient, but they can be potentially dangerous if not addressed. Patients often seek the care of their primary physicians to investigate these concerns. However, some cases require further evaluation and treatment from an urologist. Richmond University Medical Center offers […]

RUMC EMTs and Paramedics Honored at 30th Annual EMS Awards breakfast

May 24, 2024

Four members of the RUMC staff were recognized at this special event. On Monday, May 20, Borough President Vito Fossella’s 911 Advisory Committee, held its 30th Annual EMS Awards Breakfast. At the breakfast, four emergency responders from Richmond University Medical Center were among those honored for their commitment to the health and safety of the Staten […]

RUMC’s Vice Chair for Department of Medicine Honored by United Hospital Fund

April 10, 2024

Jay Mbeng Nfonoyim, MD, MPA, FCCP, FACP, CPE, named a Quality Improvement Champion On May 6, the United Hospital Fund honored over 60 quality improvement leaders from health care organizations across the metropolitan region for their tireless efforts to improve the quality, safety, and equity of patient care at their institutions. Richmond University Medical Center’s […]

This Staten Island support group helps those with a rare language disorder

April 3, 2024

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) recently introduced a support group for those with aphasia, giving people affected by the rare language disorder an opportunity to practice social skills in a comfortable environment, building confidence along the way. Aphasia is a medical condition that affects an individual’s speech, writing and understanding of […]

Richmond University Medical Center marks Emergency Department’s first anniversary. More than 52K treated already.

February 9, 2024

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — As Richmond University Medical Center marks the first anniversary of its new state-of-the-art Emergency Department, Daniel Messina, president and CEO of the West Brighton hospital, reflects on the 35,000-square-foot facility and looks toward the future with optimism and confidence. Messina called the project, “A beacon to all of Staten Island that […]

Richmond University Medical Center Welcomes Its First Baby of 2024

January 1, 2024

Baby girl Makah Galal arrived at 5:05 AM Just a few hours into 2024, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) welcomed its first baby of the new year, Makah Galal. The bundle of joy arrived at 5:05 AM for proud parents Neanaah and Ahmed of Brooklyn. Makah weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches in length. […]

Chazanoff Surgical Pavilion Heralds a New Level of Patient Care

December 13, 2023

One hundred and twenty years ago, when Richmond University Medical Center was first established as St. Vincent’s Hospital, surgeons did their work in the Villa Building, a Victorian mansion that is still part of the campus. Patients were often at higher risk as surgeons worked to save their lives before the advent of antibiotics, anesthesia […]