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Dr. David B. Samadi is a Leader in Urology and its Associated Treatment

Dr. David B. Samadi, a New York based doctor, is the Chairman for the Urology Department and the Robotic Surgery Chief at Lenox Hill Hospital. Samadi is a Board Certified Urologist and he received his training in the diagnosis, detection and treatment for urologic diseases, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and prostate cancer. Samadi specializes in treatments that are minimally invasive and include robotic laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Samadi was born and raised in the Jewish community of Persia, Iran. He and his brother left Iran following the Iranian Revolution and moved onto Belgium and then London. Samadi completed his high school education in the United States in Roslyn, New York. He then went on to attend Stony Brook University on a full scholarship where he received a degree in Biochemistry. He graduated from Stony Brook School of Medicine and received a Medical Doctor (MD) degree. Samadi completed urologic post graduate training at Montefiore Medical Center and then at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in proctology and the Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Samadi completed a fellowship program in robotic radical prostatectomy at Henri Modor Creteil in France and a fellowship program in proctological practice, as well as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

His first practice was st Columbia Presbyterian Hospital before joining the faculty at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. He took on the role of Vice Chairman of the Urology Department, as well as the Chief of Robotic and minimally Invasive Surgery while at Mt. Sinai. In 2013, Samadi relocated his medical team to Lenox Hill Hospital and he took on the role of Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery. He was also appointed Professor of Urology of the medical school at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School.

Samadi is also an inventor. He developed the SMART system. SMART is an acronym for Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Treatment. He has used the method on more than 6,000 prostate cancer surgeries. 90 percent of the patients he treated with the SMART method are cancer free. Samadi designed this method utilizing the da Vinci Surgical System.

His system and method of successful surgery has earned him accolades throughout the medical field. He is known as a dedicated and successful surgeon and has helped men of all ages overcome prostate and urologic problems. He is New York’s leading prostate surgeon and the only surgeon to use the SMARY method. Dr. Samadi is a member of the AMA (American Medical Association) and the AUA (American Urologic Association).

Dr. David Samadi’s Social Media: www.linkedin.com/in/davidsamadi