A Look at Dr. David Samadi’s Illustrious Career in Medicine


Dr. David Samadi is a celebrity in the medical industry. He was practiced at New York City’s Lennox Hill Hospital for a number of years as the chairman of urology and as the chief of robotic surgery. He has performed thousands of operations, helped by robots, on men’s prostates. He is an expert in urologic diseases such as those affecting the bladder, kidneys, and prostate including cancer. His surgeries involve minimally invasive surgeries, including laparoscopic robotic radical prostatectomy.

It was in Iran that Dr. David Samadi was born. When the Iranian Revolution occurred he and his brother fled that country because they were Persian Jewish. He went to school in both London and Belgium before emigrating to America. Once in America they both completed high school and he went on to attend Stony Brook University where he earned a degree in biochemistry. He then attended the Stony Brook School of Medicine in order to acquire his M.D. It was at Montefiore Medical Center that he was trained as a postgraduate urologist.

After finishing his postgraduate studies, Dr. David Samadi studied proctology at two universities, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. Finally, he attended Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and finished his oncology fellowship in 2001. A year later he traveled to France where he learned how to perform robotic radical prostatectomy where he was taught by Professor Claude Abbou.

As an innovator in the industry, Dr. David Samadi developed what he called the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Treatment, or SMART. He has since performed this type of surgery on more than 6,000 men who have prostate cancer. This type of surgery replaced open surgery and so results in far few complications for his patients.

He has been on television many times to discuss medicine along with his guests. He is the host of Sunday Housecall with Dr. David Samadi. This show used to be on the Fox News Channel and is now available at drsamaditv.com. He posts all of the episodes of his show at this website where he sits down with other doctors to discuss their medical specialties and inform viewers.

Dr. David Samadi is married to an Iranian woman, SaharDanielpour. They have two children, a girl and a boy. His children are now out of the house and so he lives with his wife in Old Westbury, New York.

Their LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidsamadi

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