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Overview

With two campuses and 668 beds, Staten Island University Hospital is the borough’s major teaching hospital and one of the New York metropolitan area’s largest. After 155 years, we continue to earn public and peer recognition for quality care.

We’re also Staten Island’s largest employer with 7,000 positions. Our medical/dental staff comprises more than 1,000 physicians and dentists who practice in over 40 medical, surgical and dental specialties and subspecialties and in a growing number of centers of care. As part of Northwell Health, we have access to the vast resources of New York's largest health system, while remaining firmly entrenched and engaged in our local community.

Who we are

Staten Island University Hospital has it all: world-class health care right where you need it. Our campuses offer the leading-edge medical care you’d expect from a major metropolitan hospital in a community-based atmosphere. 

Our 17-acre North campus houses Staten Island’s most modern emergency department, a state-of-the-art education center and a medical arts pavilion. Our South campus boasts its own emergency department and offers a range of specialty programs, including geriatric psychiatry, behavioral health care and substance abuse services. 

Our highly specialized units include:

  • The Heart Institute
  • The Center for Bariatric Surgery
  • The Institute of Sleep Medicine
  • The Level III Perinatal Center
  • The New York Head & Neck Institute
  • The Stroke Center

Mission & vision

At Staten Island University Hospital, we consider employees to be our greatest resource—and we’re dedicated to providing the best possible care through continuous quality improvement. We continually examine the way we work in order to make improvements and prevent errors. Exceeding the needs and expectations of our patients is the basis for all that we do. 

Code of ethics and business conduct

Our hospital has a longstanding reputation for lawful and ethical behavior. This is more than a source of pride for us—it is one of our greatest assets. In order to maintain our leadership in patient care in an increasingly complex health care environment, we expect all employees to conduct themselves in accordance with all legal requirements and institutional policies. 

  • We treat patients, families and all others with respect, courtesy, sensitivity and understanding. 
  • We listen and respond to the individual, physical, social, psychological and spiritual needs of our patients and their families.
  • We provide timely and correct information throughout your stay with us. 

Leadership

Brahim Ardolic

Brahim Ardolic

Executive Director, Staten Island University Hospital

Dina Wong

Dina Wong

Deputy Executive Director, Staten Island University Hospital

John Anastasio

John Anastasio

Associate Executive Director, Finance, Staten Island University Hospital

Bartholomew Cambria

Associate Executive Director, Operations, Staten Island University Hospital

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Myrna Capabianco

Associate Executive Director, Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer, Staten Island University Hospital

Jerel Chacko

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Staten Island University Hospital

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Michael Coyne

Associate Executive Director, Medicine, Oncology, Pediatrics, OBGYN, Neurology, Palliative and Hospital Services, Staten Island University Hospital

John Demoleas

John Demoleas

Associate Executive Director, Development and External Affairs, Staten Island University Hospital

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Lora Giacomoni

Associate Executive Director, Quality, Staten Island University Hospital

Timothy Hicks

Associate Executive Director, Operations, Staten Island University Hospital

Megan Kenny

Megan Kenny

Senior Manager, Operations, Staten Island University Hospital

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Natalya Kusheleva

Associate Executive Director, Operations, Staten Island University Hospital

Chief Medical Officer of Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Director of Service - Director of Critical Care Medicine of Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital

Specialties: Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
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Joan O'Rourke

Associate Executive Director, Patient Care Services, Staten Island University Hospital

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Meagan Sills

Associate Executive Director, Operations, Staten Island University Hospital

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Mary Beth Springstead

Associate Executive Director, Human Resources, Staten Island University Hospital

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Karyn Treval

Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Staten Island University Hospital

Honors & awards

Staten Island University Hospital is the proud recipient of numerous distinctions: 

  • Named among the Best Regional Hospitals in three types of care on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list 
  • Ranked as High Performing in heart bypass surgery, COPD­ and heart failure on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list 
  • Recognized on the American Heart Assocation’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite/Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll (2020-21) 
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer-accredited program (2020-21) 
  • Named among the Best National Hospitals in nephrology on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list
  • Earned a 3-star rating from Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (2019-20) 
  • Earned the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals award for coronary intervention (2019) 
  • Earned 5-star rating from Healthgrades for coronary intervention procedures (2019) 
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Excellence Award for coronary intervention (2019) 
  • Recipient of Most Wired award for use of information technology to enhance patient safety and quality of care (2019) 
  • Recipient of the Anticoagulation Center of Excellence Award by the Anticoagulation Forum 
  • Recipient of the SILVER PLUS Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award
  • Named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Healthcare Equality Index 
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