Chief of Cardiology, Richmond University Medical Center
Francesco was born and raised in Italy. He completed his Medical School in Milan and in the same city he has obtained specialization in Cardiology at the Centro Cardiologico Monzino. Subsequently he has moved to New York City with his wife Susanna. Together they have 4 kids.
After 2 years working in basic science research (cardiac Stem Cells), he has proceeded to obtain a full US training in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and finally Interventional Cardiology. During this time he had the opportunity of working in different hospitals in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, under the Institution of SUNY Downstate. In 2014, he has started his own private practice, with offices in different boroughs of New York City.
Furthermore, in 2017 he has joined the Hospital of Richmond University Medical Center in Staten island. Initially Dr. Rotatori started as Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, then as Associate Chief of Cardiology. In 2020 he was promoted to Chief of the same department, which now includes, besides many voluntary private cardiologist, a Team of 6 Staff Physicians, and a Nurse Practitioner, offering a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including Cath Lab, EP lab, non-invasive lab and a busy cardiac rehabilitation program.
He holds multiple Board Certifications (Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography) granted by the ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine).
In 2021 he has also completed an EMBA at Quantic School of Business and Technology.
Dr. Rotatori has a particular interest in preventive cardiologist, and a great advocate of lifestyle changes in adjunction of medical treatment of the most common cardiovascular risk factor. Related to this, he is very active and one of his major hobbies is endurance running, as he has competed in multiple NYC marathons.