Dr. David Samadi: Prostate Cancer Expert and Inspiration

Dr. David Samadis a renowned prostate cancer expert who attended medical school at New York’s Stony Brook School of Medicine. He volunteered in their emergency room from 1990 to 1994 where he worked with the morning team. After graduating in 1994, he finished postgraduate training in proctology at Montefiore Medical School in 1996 and Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2000. Urology training was completed at Montefiore Medical School as well. In addition, he had two fellowships at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Henri Mondor Hospital with mentorship by Professor Claude Abbou. The first being an oncology fellowship in proctology the other being robotic radical prostatectomy. He completed his education in 2002.

Dr. David Samadi in known for the SMART technique that he developed which allows for smaller incisions and quicker healing times. It’s a robotic surgical method that used the da Vinci system and stands for Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Treatment. Samadi has performed thousands of surgeries in the past ten years and his patients have a 90% success rate of being cancer-free after the removal of the prostate. This is one of the best outcome statistics in the United States and many patients seek Dr. David Samadi out after diagnosis because of his fantastic reputation.

Currently, Dr. David Samadi is the Chief of Robotic Surgery and the Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital. Lenox Hill is located in New York and Samadi has been with them since June of 2013. Previously, he had been Chief of Robotic Surgery and Vice Chair of Urology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He brought his entire team from Mount Sinai to join him at his position at Lenox Hill in June of 2013. He is also a contributor and consultant for Fox News. He can be seen on the Sunday House Call as part of the Medical A-Team.

Born in Iran in 1964, Dr. David Samadi was raised Jewish in a Persian Jewish community until the Iranian Revolution of 1979. At 15, he and his 12-year-old brother had to leave the country without their parents or 5-year-old sister, Heidi. The two originally went to Belgium to continue their education which was, fortunately, able to be paid for by his businessman father.

SamadiTV hosts many of Dr. David Samadi’s videos from Fox News as well as other valuable videos and information about prostate cancer. These videos and other information can be accessed on the SamadiTV website.