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Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the state of New York. Although third largest of the boroughs in land area, it is the least populous, with just under 492,000 residents. It is also the most suburban in character, with neighborhoods of historic Victorian homes on the North Shore, and post-war-style residences on the South Shore. Staten Island’s cultural attractions, including the National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island Zoo, and Staten Island Botanical Garden.

Staten Island Overview

The first permanent Dutch settlement on the island was made in 1661; it was incorporated into New York City as the borough of Richmond in 1898. It was renamed Staten Island in 1975. Originally, much of Staten Island was settled as dairy and poultry farms. Beer brewing was an important industry beginning in 1815. The 1850s brought a flurry of new brewhouses: Bachmann’s Brewery, Constanz Brewery, and Bechtel’s Brewery. Rubsam & Horrmann’s Atlantic Brewing Company followed in 1870. The industry was crippled by Prohibition in the 1920s, and in 1963, the last of the four companies, Rubsam & Horrmann’s, closed for good. Linseed oil and its products were also important commodities in the early 20th century. The American Linseed Company produced linseed oil, cake and meal. The American Linoleum Manufacturing Company, established in 1872, was the first U.S. manufacturer of linoleum flooring, of which linseed oil was a key component. Although Staten Island retains some manufacturing, the economy has turned more towards the service, retail and tourism sectors in recent years.

Staten Island’s history of manufacturing and legacy of historic structures make asbestos exposure an ongoing concern. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with mesothelioma in Staten Island, you may benefit from contacting Dr. Harvey Pass. Additionally, mesothelioma lawyers may be able to give guidance if you were exposed to asbestos in State Island and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Staten Island

If you worked at any of these companies and/or job sites in Staten Island, New York, you may have been exposed to harmful asbestos which is known to cause mesothelioma cancer.

  • America Linoleum Manufacturing Company
  • Ansbacher Siegle Corporation
  • Arthur Hill Correctional Institute
  • Arthur Kill Powerhouse
  • Bethlehem Chile Iron Mines Company
  • Bethlehem Steel Shipyard
  • Borough of Richmond Garbage Destructor
  • Brown Linseed Company
  • Caddell Dry Dock & Repair Company, Inc
  • College of Staten Island
  • Con Edison, Inc.
  • Department of Marine & Aviation
  • Distrigas of New York Corporation
  • Doctors Hospital
  • Egar Lutheran Nursing Home
  • Grant City Pumping Station
  • Howland Hook Containerport
  • Jim Ball Corporation
  • Manor Brewing Company
  • Milliken Brothers
  • Mission of The Immaculate Virgin
  • Mobil Oil Corporation
  • New Method Service Company
  • New York and Richmond Gas Company
  • New York and Staten Island Electric Company
  • Nrg Energy Inc
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Public School #35
  • Public School #57
  • Public School# 54
  • Reynolds Shipyard
  • Richmond College
  • Rockwell International Con Ed
  • Rubsam and Horrman Brewing Company
  • Seaview Hospital
  • Socony Mobil Oil Company
  • St George and New Brighton
  • St. George Plaza
  • Stapleton Houses
  • Staten Island Powerhouse
  • Sun Chemical
  • Susan Wagner High School
  • The Barry House
  • Toad Hill Housing
  • Todd Shipyard
  • Travis Powerhouse
  • U. S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Gypsum
  • Us Public Health Service Hospital
  • Wagner College
  • Wallerstein Company Inc
  • Willow Street Gas Plant
  • Willowbrook Hospital

Find a Mesothelioma Doctor near Staten Island

We have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that practice within a 100-mile radius of Staten Island, New York. Click on a specific doctor link to obtain more information about their areas of expertise, background, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Harvey Pass
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Stephen C. Rush
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Daniel H. Sterman
NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center
New York, NY 10016

Dr. Jyoti Malhotra
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Dr. Bruce G. Haffty
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Dr. H. Richard Alexander, Jr.
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Dr. Raja M. Flores
Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Andrea S. Wolf
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Ruttenberg Treatment Center
New York, NY 10029

Dr. Emanuela Taioli
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Icahn (East) Building, Floor 2nd, Room L2-70A
New York, NY 10029

Dr. John A. Chabot
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
New York, NY 10032

Dr. Roman Perez-Soler
Montefiore Medical Park
Bronx, NY 10461

Dr. Shahriyour Andaz
South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island
Lynbrook, NY 11563

Dr. John D. Allendorf
NYU Winthrop Hospital
Winthrop Surgical Associates
Mineola, NY 11501

Dr. Tracey L. Weigel
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595

Dr. Larry R. Kaiser
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Joel D. Cooper
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Sunil Singhal
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Thoracic Surgery Perelman
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Steven M. Albelda
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Carrie A. Redlich
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06510

Dr. Frank C. Detterbeck
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
New Haven, CT 06511

Contact a Cancer Center near Staten Island, NY

If you need help getting an accurate diagnosis or developing a treatment plan, the following mesothelioma cancers near Staten Island, New York have the resources available to assist you. More detailed information about each cancer center is available by clicking on the appropriate cancer center detail link.

NYU Langone Medical Center
Perlmutter Cancer Center – Lung Cancer Center
8th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Lung and Thoracic Cancer Services at The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY 10029

Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University
New York, NY 10032

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia
Comprehensive Cancer Care Network
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
Suite 1050
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Yale Cancer Center
WWW 205
New Haven, CT 06520

Mesothelioma Support Services near Staten Island

Cancer support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling. The following local services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma.

New York Treatment Support Services
Counseling & Support Groups
  • Cancer Care 
    (New York)
    800-813-4673
  • Cancer Support Community Central New Jersey 
    (Bedminster)
    908-658-5400
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Norwalk)
    203-838-6508
  • Catholic Charities – New Jersey 
    (Mt. Holly)
    609-386-7331
  • MISSION 
    (Southport)
    203-292-8722
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center 
    (Philadelphia)
    888-369-2427
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Danbury)
    203-743-4698
  • Ann’s Place 
    (Danbury)
    203-790-6568
  • Abramson Cancer Center 
    (Philadelphia)
    800-789-7366
  • Crozer Keystone Health System 
    (Springfield)
    800-254-3258
  • Connecticut Counseling Services 
    (Waterbury)
    203-755-8874
  • Christina Care Health System 
    (Wilmington)
    800-693-CARE
  • Cancer Support Community Delaware 
    (Wilmington)
    302-995-2850
Long-Term Housing
  • Short Term Rentals NYC 
    (New York)
    212-271-4231
  • Extended Stay America 
    (Cherry Hill)
    856-616-1200
  • Atria Stratford 
    (Stratford)
    203-380-0006
  • Hosts for Hospitals 
    (Philadelphia)
    484-380-2999
  • Ronald McDonald House of Delaware 
    (Wilmington)
    302-656-HUGS
  • Flats at 390 
    (Meriden)
    203-292-1099
  • Pettinaro Residential Housing 
    (Wilmington)
    302-999-0708
Patient Transport
  • Honest Medical Transportation 
    (Elizabeth)
    908-662-1717
  • Golden Medical Transportation LLC 
    (Jersey City)
    201-724-7808
  • Dash Xpress 
    (New York)
    646-944-0537
  • Alliance Medical Services LLC 
    (Paterson)
    973-778-4911
  • Sweetheart Transportation Service 
    (Danbury)
    203-748-2511
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-592-7213
  • Life Alliance 
    (Philadelphia)
    215-800-1960
  • Whitehall Medical Transport Services 
    (Allentown)
    610-262-2403
  • R.N.R Transportation 
    (Philadelphia)
    267-439-4662
  • STAT Medical Transport 
    (Drexel Hill)
    610-449-7828
  • Connecticut Transportation Solutions 
    (Waterbury)
    203-592-7213
Physical Therapy
  • Liberty Physical Therapy PC 
    (Jersey City)
    201-366-1116
  • Elite Physical Therapy 
    (Newark)
    973-732-5959
  • Pact Physical Therapy 
    (New York)
    866-381-9247
  • Brunswick Health & Physical Therapy Center 
    (New Brunswick)
    732-565-1701
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center 
    (Bridgeport)
    203-576-6000
  • Griffin Hospital 
    (Derby)
    203-732-7445
  • Gaylord Physical Therapy, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine 
    (North Haven)
    203-230-9226

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Staten Island, New York

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Staten Island, New York, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of New York.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Staten Island, New York

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM’s experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

Levi Konigsberg LLP

For over 30 years, the New York based mesothelioma attorneys at Levy Konigsberg LLP have been recognized by clients and other lawyers alike as the “right attorneys” for the legal needs of mesothelioma victims across the United States.

Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC

We are Committed to Asbestos Justice™.  John N. Lipsitz and Michael A. Ponterio founded the law firm of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, in 1995. Since then, the attorneys at Lipsitz & Ponterio have recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of their clients diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

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Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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