Dr. David Samadi: Pioneer in Men’s Health

Dr. David Samadi is a respected urologist specializing in urologic oncology. He has performed over 3000 robotic surgeries in treatment of prostate cancer. He currently serves as Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He also hosted Sunday Houscall, a medical advice show on the Fox News Channel from 2011-2016. The show continues as a live stream on drsamaditv.com every Sunday at 12:30 PM EST, and is also available on Dr. Samadi’s pages on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Born in Iran in 1964, Dr. David Samadi left Iran in 1979. After attending school in Belgium and England, he went to high school in Rosslyn, New York. After receiving a degree in biochemistry from Stony Brook University in New York, he received his M.D. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery in 1996 from Montefiore Medical Center and a residency in urology in 2000 from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2001 and then a fellowship in laproscopic and robotic surgery from Henri Mondor Hospital in France in 2002.

One of Dr. David Samadi’s most noted achievements is the invention of the SMART technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Treatment) for the treatment of prostate cancer. In an interview published on Ideamensch.com on September 17, 2017, Dr. Samadi says that one of the main advantages of the SMART technique is that it uses robotic technology to separate the prostate from the surrounding nerves, avoiding serious side effects often suffered after traditional surgery such as incontinence and impotence.

Dr. Samadi has also received many awards for his work. He was recognized in the Best Doctors issue of New York Magazine five times from 2009-2015 and was named one of America’s Top Doctors and one of America’s Top Doctors for Cancer five times each. He has won five Patients’ Choice Awards, is a three-time recipient of the Most Compassionate Doctor award and an American Cancer Society Community Partner Award recipient.

In January 2018, Dr. David Samadi wrote about Mitt Romney’s successful prostate surgery. He said that Mitt Romney made the right choice in choosing surgery over radiation because of the better overall prognosis surgery provides. He also highlighted several other politicians who had received successful prostate surgery, including Colin Powell and John Kerry.

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