When people are looking for one of the best urologists in the nation, Dr. David Samadi will likely be one of the names that will come to mind. He is a celebrity doctor who is a leader in prostate cancer treatment, the chairman of urology, chief of robotic surgery and has performed over 7000 robotic prostate surgeries.
Dr. David Samadi grew up in Iran during the Iranian Revolution and attended Stony Brook University for his Bachelor’s in Science. He later studied at the Montefiore Medical Center in France for his M.D. Dr. Samadi has developed medical technological advances with his SMART Surgery robotic-assisted technique. During his interview with Ideamensh, he explained the development of the technology.
The SMART Surgery technique is one that involves the da Vinci robotic system and implements minimally invasive procedures. During the process, the technology allows the surgeon to witness a 3D perspective of the surgical field through the use of the Insite Vision System.
In addition to technological advances, Dr. Samadi developed his own television program: Dr. Samadi TV for the purpose of bringing medical awareness to people who may not have access to physicians or any medical professional. The program features various interviews from a diverse crowd of medical professionals from around the world. Dr. Samadi TV airs and is broadcasted live every Sunday at 12:30 EST.
Being a man who is passionate about bringing medical awareness to as many people he is able to reach, Dr. David Samadi dedicates his social presence to forming discussions about various medical related topics. His dedication has certainly paid off for he has been dubbed New York Magazine’s Best Doctor five times since 2009. Additional awards and recognition include being one of Castle Connolly Top Doctors since 2013 and New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors in 2012-13.
During the same interview with Ideasmench, he talked about his habits as both a person and an entrepreneur. The doctor mentioned his strong photographic memory which likely contributed to the idea of developing the SMART surgery technology.
Former Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney has announced his diagnosis of prostate cancer that developed in the early months of 2017. Dr. David Samadi in response to this made a statement outlining the statistics around prostate cancer. He states that prostate cancer usually occurs in men over the age of sixty-five. Dr. Samadi mentioned two general options presented to the patients: radiation therapy and surgery.