Dr. David Samadi is the Chairman of Urology and Chief Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. Before coming to the United States as a teenager, he received his early education in Iran, Belgium, and London. Dr. David Samadi received a full scholarship from Stony Broke University where he earned a biochemistry degree. He earned his master degree from Stoney Brook School of Medicine. His postgraduate training was completed at the Montefiore Medical Center. His proctology training was completed a the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. Samadi completed a robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship in France.
Dr. David Samadi is the only surgeon to use SMART technology when performing prostate surgery. Samadi believes that robotic surgery is the future for all surgeons, and he has performed over 70000 surgeries using the DaVinci robot. The advantage to using the robot is that it allows the surgery to become less invasive. It cuts down on the loss of blood and the pain felt by the patient. The robot can save the prostrate nerve which is responsible for bladder control and sexual functions. Samadi is able to perform the surgery with little scarring and patients are usually able to leave the hospital in a day.
Even though Dr. David Samadi is a master at his craft, he can not emphasize the need for early detection. Roughly 90 percent of patients who find cancer in the early stages are cured. In order to educate the public about prostate cancer, Samadi is a medical advisor for Fox news. He has published numerous papers on the subject. Dr. Samadi has is own YouTube channel where people can go to get information on how to live a healthy lifestyle and how important preventive care is to maintaining that lifestyle.
Dr. David Samadi’s Social Media: www.linkedin.com/in/davidsamadi