Richmond University Medical Center is a 510-bed healthcare facility on Staten Island, serving over 450,000 residents. It also serves as an academic medical center of New York Medical College Valhalla, New York.
RUMC is a Level 1 Trauma Center, a state-designated Stroke Center, and a regional Perinatal Center for high risk expectant mothers. The medical staff includes leaders in areas such as orthopedics, pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology, urology, oncology and cardiology. The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has the lowest mortality rate in the metropolitan area, and the maternity services include the opportunity for private maternity suite. The facility also has a Sleep Disorders Center, a Wound Care Center, and a Pain Management Center. In addition, RUMC and Staten Island University Hospital together operate the Heart Institute of Staten Island, one of the leading cardiac care serves in the metropolitan area.
Richmond University Medical Center’s main campus is located at 355 Bard Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10310. Additional outpatient services and behavioral health services are offered at the Bayley Seton campus located at 75 Vanderbilt Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10304.
Richmond University Medical Center was established on January 1, 2007. The hospital was previously called St. Vincent’s Hospital. St. Vincent’s was opened in 1903 under the direction of the Sisters of Charity. What began as a hospital opened to tend to tuberculosis patients grew into a sprawling hospital campus with a Level 1 Trauma Center and a place renowned for its care of women and children, delivering over 3,000 babies each year.