To those familiar with the cancer and robotic surgery fields, Dr. David Samadi needs no introduction, and to those who have no previous knowledge of this field or of the doctor himself, a quick search will leave no doubt as to his prestigious reputation in those areas. He is a very well-known figure in the area of men’s healthcare pertaining to urological diseases. He is a member of many national medical establishments including the American Urologic Association and the American Medical Association and holds the positions of Chair of Urology, and Chief of Robotic Surgery at the Lenox Hill Hospital where he and his team work.
Dr. David Samadi was born and lived in Iran until he was 15. At that time the unrest in that country forced his family to move to England, where they stayed for only a while before moving to New York. It was at the Stony Brooke School of Medicine that he earned his M. D. in 1994. He also trained at the Monteflore Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He has trained in open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery and is a pioneer in the use of the da Vinci® robotic surgical system.
In fact his blend of robotic technology with open surgery technique used to treat prostate cancer, called SMART surgery, may well be what he is best known for. This amazing form of surgery is one of the means by which Dr. Samadi has worked to improve the lives of those who have had prostate cancer and other urological diseases. This method requires a much smaller incision than the traditional method and preserves the nerves necessary for normal bladder and sexual function. He works not only to cure the diseases but also to improve the sexual function and overall quality of life for his patients.
Dr. Samadi has been recognized as one of the best doctors in New York, has hosted a television show, and written articles for papers such as the Journal of Robotic Surgery and the World Journal of Urology. He has a huge presence in the media having appeared on television, radio, and magazines such as Forbe’s Magazine. He is one of the highest paid surgeons in the country. He is married to an Iranian woman and lives with her in Old Westbury, New York.
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