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Emergency Department Services

Life-threatening emergencies require fast, skilled medical care. Richmond University Medical Center is your dedicated hospital for advanced emergency care in any situation, especially the only emergency that really matters…yours.

Highest Level of Care

With one of the lowest wait times in the country, 5 minutes on average, you have immediate access to the highest level of care on Staten Island.  Our experienced emergency medical team treats all adult and pediatric emergencies. We are also a nationally accredited hospital for cardiac and stroke care and we are home to Staten Island’s only inpatient psychiatric services for adolescents.

Wide Range of Emergency Care

Our experienced physicians, registered nurses, and board-certified subspecialists are available on-site 24/7, year-round. This allows us to administer the appropriate emergency care to pediatric and adult patients including anesthesia, cardiology, neurology, surgery and more.

In addition to treating most traumatic injuries, our emergency department is also equipped to handle more common injuries and health conditions, including

  • Seizures
  • Concussions
  • Broken bones
  • High fevers
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe lacerations and bleeding
  • Loss of consciousness and/or fainting
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach pains
  • Severe burns
  • Heart attack and chest pains
  • Stroke and neurological conditions
  • Diabetes, asthma and additional chronic diseases
  • Flu, pneumonia and additional acute illnesses

Emergency Care on Staten Island

No two emergency trauma centers are the same, which is immediately evident to patients through our evidence-based approach to care. Our entire emergency medical staff continuously monitors, studies, and implements the latest best practices to deliver the highest level of care possible. We are also up-to-date on the most recent advances in technology, enabling us to constantly improve our services. Our efforts have been nationally recognized by numerous accrediting organizations, including The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.

You can find our emergency department at 355 Bard Ave in Staten Island, where we are always prepared to serve our community. For more information, call (844)-934-CARE or contact Richmond University Medical Center online today.

Dial 9-1-1 immediately in the event of an emergency.