About RUMC


About Richmond University Medical Center

Richmond University Medical Center, an affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, is a 470-plus bed health care facility serving nearly 500,000 borough residents as a leader in surgery, gastroenterology, pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology, endocrinology, urology, oncology, orthopedics, surgery and maternal health.

With over 2,500 employees, the Medical Center is one of the largest employers on Staten Island.

Located on two North Shore campuses, the Medical Center has filled the role of a traditional public hospital by caring for the underserved of the community.

  • Recognized for its outstanding neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the Medical Center has one of the highest survival rates in the metropolitan area— 99.6%.
  • A designated New York State Stroke Center, the Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
  • The Emergency Department is a Level 1 Trauma Center with nearly 70,000 patient visits per year.
  • The Medical Center is a designated SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) center of excellence.
  • The main campus includes a Wound Care Center, Pain Management Center and Sleep Disorder Center.
  • Behavioral health services encompass both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services.
  • Richmond University Medical Center is the only comprehensive emergency psychiatric program on Staten Island, and the only borough facility that offers inpatient psychiatric services for adolescents.
  • The Medical Center is a designated STEMI (heart attack) receiving site for FDNY.




We are WELCOMING and gracious toward each other, and toward all who come to receive our services.


Personnel are ENERGIZED for quality, creativity, commitment and teamwork.


COMPASSION is the way we share deep concern and care toward each person.


ADVOCACY is our activity that promotes the rights and responsibilities of patients, families and staff, in the hospital and in the community.


We show RESPECT by recognizing the basic dignity of every person in all our interactions and in the formulation of policies and procedures.


EXCELLENCE is our way of demonstrating that we can always be more and always be better.



Richmond University Medical Center is a not-for-profit health care provider serving the ethnically diverse community of Staten Island and its neighbors.

We provide premier quality patient care through a full spectrum of emergent, acute, primary, behavioral health and educational services.

We do this in an environment that promotes the highest satisfaction among patients, families, physicians and staff.



To establish a regional identity as Richmond University Medical Center and a region-wide reputation for excellence in providing the highest standards of medical care to the community.

To develop a culture of pride in the history of the institution, the current activities and initiatives for future growth and expansion.

To be recognized as the provider of choice.


Awards & Accreditation

Hospital Accreditation – The Joint Commission

Blood Gas Laboratory – College of American Pathologists

Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer

Emergency Department – Violence Against Women Center Designation

Mammography – American College of Radiology

Health Information Technology – U.S. Federal Government

Pathology – College of American Pathologists

Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home – National Committee for Quality Assurance

Primary Stroke – American Heart Association – Gold Plus Award

Ultrasound – American Ultrasound Institute of Medicine

RUMC is a Sponsoring Institution of Graduate Medical Education with an Academic Affiliation with The Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Our Residency Programs in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Radiology are Fully Accredited by the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education) 

Our Podiatry Residency Program is Accredited by the CPME (Council on Podiatric Medical Education) 

Our Advanced Gastrointestinal Minimally Invasive Fellowship is Accredited by The Fellowship Council.

St. George Clinic – NYS Health Center for Excellence in Integrated Care

Tobacco Free Best Practices – NYC Department of Health Bronze Award



Richmond University Medical Center

Board of Trustees

Rev. Tony Baker Sr., D.Min.

Alan S. Bernikow

Pietro Carpenito, M.D.

Katherine Connors, P.T, M.P.H.

Thomas DelMastro

Sara Warren Gardner, M.P.H.

Gina Gutzeit, Treasurer

Timothy C. Harrison

Steven M. Klein

Marianne LaBarbera, M.D.

Daniel J. Messina, Ph.D.

Hon. James P. Molinaro

Jill O’Donnell-Tormey, Ph.D.

Pankaj R. Patel, M.D.

Catherine Paulo, Esq., Secretary

Ronald A. Purpora, Vice Chair

Dennis Quirk

Kathryn K. Rooney, Chair

John C. Santora

John Vincent Scalia, Sr.

Samala Swamy, M.D.

John Tapinis

Richmond University Medical Center Foundation

Board of Trustees

Lucille Chazanoff, Treasurer

Allison Cohen

Richard Corash, Esq.

Robert Cutrona

William D’Angelo

Dom Famulari

Lina Fang

Joseph Ferrara

William Ferri

Brian Gomez

Grandmaster Jhong Unk Kim

Robin Lefkowitz

Anthony A. Libecci

Sally Malfi

Daniel J. Messina, Ph.D.

Mike Montalbano

Philip Otterbeck, M.D.

Pankaj R. Patel, M.D.

Honorable Dianne Powers

Richard S. Sansaricq

John C. Santora

Joseph Saporito, CPA

Marcello Sciarrino

Joseph Torres, Vice-Chair

Robert Urs, Chair