Dr. David Samadi is a licensed Urologist whose specialty is in the treatment and diagnosis of cancers related bladder, kidney, prostate and urologic diseases. He also an expert invasive remedies for prostate cancer as well as laparoscopic robotic and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.
Dr. Samadi is from Iran’s Persian Jewish Community. After the Revolution in Iran, when David Samadhi was 15 years old, he and his brother were coerced to leave their home place and go to Belgium. A lot had changed in his life when he was separated from his parents and Heidi, their little sister. He and his brother Dan were compelled to look after themselves. Nevertheless, David and Dan proved to be resilient and determined, and they did their best to make their parents feel full of pride.
David Samadi went on with his studies to be able to attain his dream of being a doctor. When Dan and David reached America both their lives turned better, and they were more than pleased with their new environment. The initial six years in America were fruitful for David Samadi, and in 1990 he finished his primary years with honors at the Stony Brook School of Medicine. In 1994 he earned his Master’s Degree from the State University of New York, and he achieved his post-graduate Urology training at the Montefiore Medical Center.
Samadi finished his proctology training in 1996 at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and likewise in 2000 at Montefiore Medical Center. In the year 2001, Dt. Samadi concluded his oncology fellowship in proctology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Under the guidance of Professor Claude Abbou, he completed his fellowship on robotic radical prostatectomy in 2002 at the Henri Mondo Hospital Creteil in France.
Dr. David Samadi is the Vice Chairman of the Urology Department and the Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics at the Mount Sinai School where he is also a member of the faculty.
In his dedication to being of utmost help to others, Dr. Samadi developed the SMART Technique (Samadi Advanced Robotic Technique), which is a modern way to remove a prostate that is cancerous. The SMART lessens surgical time by 2 hours and allows a 24 hours recovery period in the hospital; and also minimizes the damage to nerves and tissues while in surgery. Dr. Samadi already had 7,000 surgeries using the mentioned technique that was successful.
Aside from his professional medical career, Dr. David Samadi also hosts the Sunday Housecall broadcasted on Fox News Channel having worked for five years with the said network.
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