As one of the world’s most famous medical experts, current Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY, Dr. David Samadi treats his team like he treats his family. He is a board-certified urologist specializing in the diagnosis as well as treatment of urologic diseases, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, and prostate cancer. He understands that age is no longer a factor with prostate cancer so he looks for innovative ways to help people detect and treat it. Over the course of his career, he has performed on average 15 prostate cancer surgeries every week, showcasing his level of expertise. He is known for using robotic surgery to assist these patients.
Graduating with a degree in biochemistry, Dr. David Samadi left Stony Brook University to attend the Stony Brook School of Medicine to work towards an M.D, graduating in 1994 with honors. Following his graduation, he went to the Montefiore Medical Center along with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for his postgraduate training. Once his fellowship in proctology was done, he left Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2001 to go to Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France for the purpose of starting his robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship.
Dr. David Samadi not only performed operations in over 45 countries but practiced at many prestigious institutions within the United States. These include but are not limited to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. In 2007, he would become the Vice Chair of the Department of Urology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine as well. Since then, he migrated with his team to Lenox Hill Hospital and started as a Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He also possesses membership with the American Medical Association along with the American Urological Association.
Although Dr. David Samadi is a professional in relation to the early detection of, diagnosing, and treating prostate cancer, he is also known for having hosted “Sunday Housecall” over the course of 2011 throughout 2016. This is a show that provides medical advice on the Fox News Channel. Dr. David Samadi also began a radio program and even launched his website, SamadiMD.com, in 2015. With these outlets, he shares news and information relating to health across the globe. While he has many interests regarding the medical field, his interest is focused on researching alternative medicines, heart disease, new medical technologies, and other issues relating to men’s health.