• Press Release

Mount Sinai Doctors Cardiovascular Consultants of Staten Island Expands Health Network

  • New York, NY
  • (January 27, 2016)

Residents of New York City’s southernmost borough can now look forward to the finest care in cardiology, interventional cardiology and critical care from the physicians and staff at the newly-renamed Mount Sinai Doctors Cardiovascular Consultants of Staten Island.  With offices in the Grasmere and Charleston sections of Staten Island, the physicians’ group is the latest member of the growing Mount Sinai Health Network.  Mount Sinai Doctors Cardiovascular Consultants of Staten Island is pleased to announce the Mount Sinai Heart-sponsored interventional cardiology program at Richmond University Medical Center.

"Mount Sinai is synonymous with state-of-the-art medicine and exceptional patient care, and we are delighted to announce another important clinical and academic relationship in Staten Island,” said Arthur A. Klein, MD, President of the Mount Sinai Health Network.

Mount Sinai Doctors Cardiovascular Consultants of Staten Island  is comprised of the Medical Chief Srinivas Duvvuri, MD, Radu Ariton, MD and Para Ahilan, MD.  Dr. Duvvuri, board certified in Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, trained at The Mount Sinai Hospital and has performed thousands of coronary angiograms and interventions such as coronary stents for more than 21 years. Dr. Duvvuri has also been named Director of the Interventional Cardiology program, which is jointly sponsored with Mount Sinai, at Richmond University Medical Center.  Dr. Ahilan is board certified in Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Echo-Cardiography; he has performed thousands of consultations along with stress tests and echocardiogram in the management of patients for more than 15 years.  Dr. Ariton, a seasoned consultative cardiologist who has provided care to Staten Island residents for a quarter-century, is board certified in Cardiology and Critical Care.

“We are very proud to join the prestigious and highly-respected Mount Sinai Health Network, and we are very excited to represent and extend Mount Sinai’s excellent levels of cardiology care with Richmond University Medical Center to the Staten Island community,” said Dr. Duvvuri.  He, along with other Richmond University Medical Center interventional cardiologists, was instrumental in establishing the hospital’s immediate coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction program – a real asset to Staten Islanders.

Mount Sinai Doctors Cardiovascular Consultants of Staten Island has two locations, each with different office hours: the main office is at 11 Ralph Place in Grasmere, open from Monday to Thursday, 8am to 9pm, and on Fridays from 8am to 4pm; it is also open one Saturday a month.  The other location is at 4864 Arthur Kill Road in the Charleston section, open on two Tuesdays a month, from 2-8pm.  Call (718) 981-2684 for complete information or to make an appointment.

About the Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, over 400 outpatient practices, nearly 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.

Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: It is consistently ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and top 20 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding and top 5 in the nation for numerous basic and clinical research areas. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

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