The renowned Urologist, Dr. David Samadi was born in 1964 in Iran. In 1979, at the age of 15 years, Samadi and his brothers relocated to Belgium during the Iranian Revolution, forcing them to stay away from their parents. Not allowing the prevailing situation kill the dreams of the young Samadi, he still held dear his desire of becoming a doctor.
Studies and Expertise
He was able to achieve it, in 1990 when he graduated from the Stony Brook School of Medicine in the United States with a degree in Biochemistry, and later a Master’s degree from the same University. As if that was not enough, Samadi joined Montefiero Medical Center and then Einstein college for postgraduate studies. In 2001, he joined a fellowship in France’s Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil for a robotic radical prostatectomy. He is married to Sahar Danielpour and a father to two.
Dr. Samadi is the current chairman of Urology in Lenox Hill Hospital in New York as well as the Chief of Robotic Surgery in the same hospital. He is a specialist in the cancer of the prostrate, bladder and kidney as well as an expert in the treatment of urologic diseases. He has been in more than 45 countries for surgical operations and has worked in several major institutions such as Mt Sinai School of Medicine and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He has done uncountable prostate cancer invasion treatments.
In addition to his surgical duties, Dr. Samadi is also works in LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra North Shore as a professor of urology. He also worked as host of a TV show as a medical advisor in the Fox News Channel from 2011-2016. He does research in heart diseases, men health and new medical technologies, which he shares in his website SamadiMD.com as well as in his radio program.
Currently, he is developing a Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique (SMART), a new prostate removal technique. This approach is likely to have limited side effects compared to the currently used procedure, since it doesn’t affect the nerves in surrounding areas, thus less dreadful to men.
More about Dr. Samadi
Unknown to many, Dr. Samadi is an early riser who starts off his daily activities in the office as early as 6:00am in the morning. His photographic memory, helps Samadi come up with diagram ideas for solving certain problems, which he implements with his team.
Dr. Samadi is a result driven person, loves working in routines and quality just means a lot to him. He avoids negative energy and always ensure that stress is under control. He loves spending time with his family and trusted friends, as well as in sports. He loves reading with his favorite book being Elizabeth Strout’s book “Anything is Possible”
He is very accessible when it comes to his patients and has a floor for his patients, which was ranked highest in Manhattan in a survey by Press Ganey.
He believes that technology is going far in the field of medicine thus worth investing in, especially in telemedicine and telesurgery something that will make performing surgeries remotely possible.