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  • Richmond University Medical Center Names Dr. Michael Cabbad New Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Posted: 08/12/2019

    August 8, 2019 – Dr. Michael Cabbad has been appointed the new chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Richmond University Medical Center. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as maternal fetal medicine, Dr. Cabbad has over 40 years of experience caring for families with high risk pregnancies and providing consultation to physicians who also treat high risk pregnancies. Dr. Cabbad is the first physician on Staten Island providing transabdominal cerclage procedures, or TAC, to prevent pregn...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit

    Posted: 07/31/2019

    Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit   Richmond University Medical Center received the 2019 American Hospital Association (AHA) Quest for Quality Citation of Merit award for its exemplary achievements in addressing social determinants of health, engaging staff and medical residents in various quality improvement initiatives and working to address issues such as obesity and the opioid crisis. The award was presented at the AHA...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Unveils Patient Tracker

    Posted: 07/31/2019

    July 30, 2019- Family and friends of surgical patients at Richmond University Medical Center can now track their loved one’s progress right from their own mobile phone. The hospital unveiled its “Patient Tracker” program last month which sends text messages to approved phones in real time. The program can be activated when the patient is being prepared for surgery. Medical staff will ask the patient if they would like someone to receive updates during their procedure. If the patient agrees, the patient ...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Receives American Hospitals Association Quest for Quality Citation of Merit

    Posted: 07/30/2019

    July 26, 2019 – Richmond University Medical Center received the 2019 American Hospital Association (AHA) Quest for Quality Citation of Merit award for its exemplary achievements in addressing social determinants of health, engaging staff and medical residents in various quality improvement initiatives, and working to address issues such as obesity and the opioid crisis. The award was presented at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego yesterday to president and chief executive officer Dr. Daniel J. Mess...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Hosts Healthcare Professionals from the UK

    Posted: 07/30/2019

    July 26, 2019- The Center for Integrative Behavioral Medicine at Richmond University Medical Center hosted the Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS) and health care professionals from England recently to exchange best practices and develop collaborations with organizations that share common objectives. The Center for Integrative Behavioral Medicine, located at 1130 South Avenue, was chosen as a site to visit because of its reputation for providing advanced, effective programs for children, a...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Staff Receive Appointments

    Posted: 07/09/2019

    July 8, 2019 – Two of Richmond University Medical Center’s staff have received appointments in recognition of their leadership and experience in their respected fields. Dr. George Abdelsayed, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and Elizabeth Traynor, assistant vice president, outpatient behavioral health services, has been elected to the board of directors for The Coalition for Behavioral Health. Founded in 1972, the coalition is an advocacy associ...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Recognized for Effective Heart Attack Care

    Posted: 07/02/2019

    July 1, 2019 – The American Heart Association has recognized Richmond University Medical Center for its efficient and effective care of heart attack patients. The Association has bestowed the hospital with its 2019 Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Silver Quality Achievement Award and its 2019 Mission: Lifeline Bronze STEMI Receiving Center Quality Achievement Award. Richmond University Medical Center earned the NSTEMI Silver Quality Achievement Award for its quick and appropriate treatment of NSTEMI heart attac...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Hosts Physician Group from China

    Posted: 06/28/2019

    Richmond University Medical Center Hosts Physician Group from China Hospital Provides Chinese Physicians a Unique Clinical Observation Opportunity June 28, 2019- Nine senior level physicians from Anhui Provincial Hospital in China toured Richmond University Medical Center on June 26 to explore and observe new clinical techniques, advancements, and strategies. According to the clinicians, Anhui Provincial is a 5,000 bed medical facility and treats over 1 million patients a year. Some of the areas of medi...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Leaders Honored for Service

    Posted: 06/25/2019

    June 24, 2019 – Two of Richmond University Medical Center’s senior administrators were honored for their service and dedication to families and the health care industry recently. President and chief executive officer, Dr. Daniel J. Messina, was named the American Hospital Association’s 2019 Grassroots Champion while the hospital’s president of the medical staff, Dr. Marianne La Barbera was named the 2019 Family Physician of the Year by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians. The first female pr...

  • Richmond University Medical Center Recognized For Commitment to Quality Stroke Care

    Posted: 06/21/2019

    J une 20, 2019 – Richmond University Medical Center’s stroke care program received another major recognition this week when the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association awarded the hospital its Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. To earn the award, Richmo...