Dr. David Samadi is a celebrated surgeon in the United States. He is the Robotic Surgery’s chief and Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Samadi was born and raised in Iran, in the Persian Jewish community. However, in 1979, he and his younger brother were forced to leave their motherland due to the Iranian Revolution. They carried on with their studies in Belgium and London and later on to the United States where Samadi finished his high school education in New York. Samadi was lucky to secure a full scholarship at Stony Brook University from where he graduated with a degree in Biochemistry. In 1994, Samadi graduated from Stony Brook School of Medicine with an M.D. #Immediately after, Samadi went to Montefiore Medical Center for postgraduate urology training and at Albert Einstein Medicine College for proctology. He also went to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for an oncology fellowship and then to France at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil for a robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship under his mentor Professor Claude Abbou.
The SMART Technology.
Dr. Samadi is known for his outstanding expertise in the treatment of prostate cancer, bladder, and kidney cancer as well as urologic diseases. He has performed over 7000 prostate surgeries all over the world, making him be recognized as one of the best surgeons for prostate cancer.What makes Dr. Samadi a leading prostate surgeon in New York is his SMART surgery technique. This technique uses the Da Vinci surgical system which is the currently the best tool to be used for minimally invasive surgery. Due to the smaller incisions made to the patient during surgery using this technique, there limited or zero interference to the prostate nerves retaining the patient’s sexual function and bladder control. Using the SMART surgery technique and DaVinci, Dr. Samadi is able to perform about 15 surgeries weekly on prostate cancer.Dr. Samadi is a member and frequent contributions to Fox News Health TV since 2011. He features in a program which enlightens the audience on prostate cancer, oncoming technologies, and latest health news. He is also part of the Medical Team Anchor as the Medical Consultant.
Awards and Recognitions.
Dr. Samadi has received several awards and recognition from various bodies. The New York Magazine has named him the Best Doctor for four consecutive years that is from 2009 to 2012, and also in 2015. He was the 2013 and 2014 award winner of Castle Connolly Top Doctors and has been featured in America’s Top Doctors for Cancer from 2009 t0 1013.
— Dr. David Samadi (@drdavidsamadi) March 25, 2018