(718) 226-6690

256C Mason Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305

The Staten Island University Hospital palliative care team consists of physicians, nurses, social workers and pastoral care providers.

Here when you need us

Our experienced team is available to you or a loved one during a hospital stay. They can help you and your family with difficult decisions regarding care while providing emotional, social and spiritual support in your time of need.

Our team will work with your healthcare provider to ensure you have the best care possible. If you have questions regarding palliative care, please speak to your doctor to request a referral. It is our pleasure to assist with your care.

Our staff

Frank Forte, MD FHCP FAAHPM
Director Hospice and Palliative Care
Director Emeritus Medical Oncology Hematology

Nina Loghmanieh, DO
Associate Director, Attending Physician

Kathleen O'Connor, RN BSN CHPN
Palliative Care Coordinator

Barbara Curd, RN BSN CHPN
Palliative Care Coordinator

Erin Vanderwerken, LMSW
Palliative Care Social Worker

Terese Gianfagna, LCSW
Palliative Care Social Worker

Contact us

(718) 226-6690

Please call us for more information on palliative care.

256C Mason Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305
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