Dr. G. Richard Parrino, who had a medical practice at 200 South Broadway in Tarrytown, died June 10.
He was raised in Brooklyn and graduated from Most Holy Trinity High School in Brooklyn. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, then completed his medical degree from the University of Rome School of Medicine in Rome, Italy. Following his medical training, he joined Queens Hospital Center, and was appointed Chief Medical Resident. After completing his Fellowship in Rheumatology with Dr. John Calabro, Dr. Parrino opened his medical practice in Tarrytown. He would tell you his greatest achievement was marrying Sandra Swift in Guilford, CT.
After his wife Sandy, his passion was taking care of his patients. Dr. Parrino was the Director of the Phelps Infusion Center since 2004, treating countless patients with cutting edge medical treatments that transformed their lives by putting their disease into remission. Dr. Parrino was known to his colleagues, residents, nurses, and patients as a brilliant, compassionate, and caring physician. He was affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital for over 40 years.