Dr. David Samadi is the best prostate surgeon that has been successful in treating prostate cancer using the Da Vinci robotic system. He is the chair of urology department and chief of robotic surgery at Lenox Hill hospital. He was born and raised in Iran but was forced to relocate to Belgium because of the 1979 revolution in Iran. He was separated from his parents but remained with his brother and sister. He later transferred to America, and he now lives in Old Westbury New York.
He finished his high school in Rosalyn New York and joined Broke University where he got his degree in biochemistry. He joined Stony Brook University where he did his masters in 1994. He went to Montefiore medical center for postgraduate training. To get his specialization, he joined Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer center for proctology training. He went to France for the robotic radical prostatectomy in Henri Mondor Creteil. He developed a smart technique called Da Vinci Surgical system that was to replace open surgery. This modified advanced robotic treatment magnifies the surgical field to give better visualization to the surgeon.
Dr. David Samadi is also known as a celebrity doctor because of the TV show he hosts on fox news channel called Sunday house call. Dr. David Samadi TV has been airing for five years every Sunday at 12:30 pm EST. The show deals with medical and health-related issues. The social media presence of the doctor is like of any other celebrity. He has Facebook and twitter account as well as a Youtube channel that he uses to communicate with the rest of the world. People have the advantage of asking him questions related to health on any social media platforms, and he answers them. He has received several awards the recent being Best urologist in New York in 2018, Castle Connolly Top Doctors in 2013 and 2014, and America’s Top Doctors for Cancer from 2009 to 2013 among many others. New York magazine named him the best doctor in 2009. Forbes magazine has also listed him among the best doctors.
Dr. David Samadi after the announcement of Mitt Romney the former Republican presidential nominee that he had undergone prostate surgery, said that finding a qualified and experienced urologist after being diagnosed with the disease is fundamental because they would help them in making decisions on what is the best medication to beat cancer. He advised that surgery is a more preferred choice over radiation because they can have almost 100% survival rate. He said that he believes there is future in robotics and medical integration in an interview with Idea Mensch. He also encouraged technologists to venture into the field.
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