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Richmond University Medical Center Hosts Conference on Care for Sexual Assault Survivors

November 20, 2023

RUMC, Community Partners and Agencies Discuss Resources and Care Services  As Staten Island’s only Center of Excellence for the care of sexual assault survivors, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) held a daylong conference on November 16 focused on the growing rate of sexual assault incidents in the borough and treatment services available both at RUMC […]

Two surgeons in operating room looking at robotic machine above patient

Common Robotic Surgery Procedures and What You Need to Know About Them

November 4, 2023

Robotic medical devices are modern technology surgeons use to assist them with surgeries. They can be used to treat a variety of medical conditions and are an alternative to more invasive practices. Some patients may be candidates to receive this kind of surgery. Board-certified surgeons at Richmond University Medical Center provide a variety of procedures, […]

New $40 Million RUMC Surgical Department Nears Completion

October 4, 2023

There is a high degree of anticipation at Richmond University Medical Center, as the construction of a 40,000-square-foot surgical center nears completion. With a price tag of $40 million, the new facility offers Staten Island residents direct access to innovative technologies that are transforming medical practices today. The new surgery department is above the new […]

Richmond University Medical Center Holds Athlete Evaluation Day

August 16, 2023

RUMC provided nearly 50 free pre-season physicals to student-athletes from across New York City On Saturday, August 12, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) provided nearly 50 free pre-season physicals to New York City student-athletes at the hospital’s Immediate Care/Primary Care/Walk-in Center, located inside the Dr. Krishne Urs Medical Pavilion at 1161 Victory Blvd. The physical […]

Richmond University Medical Center Earns Multiple National Stroke Awards, Continues Certification as Advanced Primary Stroke Center

July 18, 2023

National organizations continue to recognize the hospital’s quality stroke care and treatment services Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading […]

Richmond University Medical Center Earns Highest Honor for Care of Patients Experiencing the Most Severe Type of Heart Attack

July 3, 2023

Members of the RUMC Cardiovascular Department (L to R): Sean Galligan, MD; Nay Htyte, MD; Srinivas Duvvuri, MD; Fiona Shehaj, MD; Francesco Rotatori, MD, Chief, Cardiovascular Department; and Iwona Gargala, PA. RUMC Designated Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Gold by American Heart Association (AHA) Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) has earned the American Heart Association’s […]

Richmond University Medical Center Appoints New Medical Staff President

June 30, 2023

Chief of Cardiovascular Department, Francesco Rotatori, MD, FACC, takes the reins as new president Beginning July 1, Francesco Rotatori, MD, FACC, will assume the role of President of the Medical Staff at Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC). Dr. Rotatori currently serves as Chief of the hospital’s Cardiovascular Department. As president, he will represent the interests […]

Blankets of Love and Support Donated to Patients at RUMC’s Center for Cancer Care

June 28, 2023

Staff from RUMC’s Center for Cancer Care join RUMC President and CEO, Daniel J. Messina, PhD, FACHE, (3rd left) in accepting a donation of blankets and financial support from Island Auto Group, Subaru of America, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Subaru of America, Island Auto Group, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society supply blankets and financial support […]

Promotion of Robert J. MacFadyen, JD

June 13, 2023

I am delighted to announce, effective today, Monday, June 12th  Robert J. MacFadyen, JD has been promoted to Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Patient Safety, Infection Prevention, Language Services and Patient Relations.  Robert will report directly to Pietro Carpenito, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.  During his 12-year career in healthcare, Robert […]

Physician examines X-ray of lungs

Cancer Screening Guidelines By Age: What You Need to Know

May 30, 2023

We all know there are different aspects to taking care of our health and wellness. We need to eat healthy foods and get regular exercise. An annual checkup with a primary care physician is another important element of self-care. Awareness of any changes in our bodies, ability to function, or mental health is also key […]