Dr. David Samadi is a surgeon and urologist who has practiced in more than 40 countries. He is an expert at using advanced surgical robots that assist him in the surgical room. In the past he was the host of a popular weekend tv show that was focused on medical issues. The type of surgery he most often performs is on men who have developed prostate cancer.
While Dr. David Samadi was successful at the beginning of his career, it was his going to Franch to study how they performed urologic surgery that really advanced his career. He learned their method which was to use laparoscopic technology while performing these types of operations. He spent a year in Creteil with other skilled surgeons who taught him everything they knew.
Having been born in Iran, after the Iranian Revolution he left the country as a teenager as he was Persian Jew and so in danger. Just he and his brother were able to leave and eventually they ended up in New York. He attended Roslyn High School and then earned his bachelor’s degree. It was a the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center that he learned the knowledge he needed to become a urologist.
In 2007, Dr. David Samadi came up with a completely new way of doing surgery using advanced robotic techniques. Commonly, these types of surgeries have a number of bad effects as they damage the nerves. His new technique does not hurt the nerves and so these side effects are avoided. He patented this technique in 2008.
For four years, Dr. David Samadi was the host for Sunday Housecall. This Fox Network show was a popular source of information about advances in the field of medicine. He and other experts also answered the health questions of callers into the show.
Dr. David Samadi now practices at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He is the Chief of Robotic Surgery and is also the Chairman of the Urology department. Over the course of his career he has completed over 7000 robotic prostate surgeries. Over 80% of his patients are able to regain full sexual function which is a very good stat in the industry. Additionally, almost 90% of his patients end up cancer free after he has performed surgery on them.
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