Dr. David Samadi: A Pioneer of Cancer Treatment
Dr. David Samadi is an expert in treating urological diseases and cancers of the bladder, prostate, and kidneys. Born in Iran, Dr. Samadi emigrated to the United States in 1984. He studied biochemistry at the Stony Brook School of Medicine. Later, he earned his medical degree at the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine. He performed postgraduate training at Monteflore Medical center and finished an oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kittering Cancer Center, where he focused on proctology.
Through years of performing prostate surgery, Dr. Samadi developed the SMART technique for treating prostate cancer. The Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique, abbreviated as SMART, is a minimally invasive surgery for the removal of prostate cancer cells. Traditional prostate cancer surgery can damage the urinary sphincter, the endo-pelvic fascia, and the nerves surrounding the prostate. The robot-assisted surgery aims to completely remove prostate cancer cells with minimal disturbance to the surrounding areas.
Dr. Samadi mainatains an active public presence. He created Dr. David Samadi TV, where he regularly posts videos related to prostate cancer and the return to normal life after cancer surgery. He also has an active social media presence, including Facebook and Twitter, where he aims to educate people on the risks of prostate cancer and its treatment.
Dr. Samadi has received numerous awards for his work. He has been given the title of Best Doctor by New York Magazine and has been called Top Doctor by Castle Connolly. He has also been awarded the Patient’s Choice Award, America’s Top Doctor for Cancer, New York Metro Area’s Top Doctor, and the Most Passionate Doctor. The New York Times listed his hospital among the Best Regional Hospitals for New York Urology.
Dr. Samadi has been in recent news. He commented on Mitt Romney’s prostate cancer surgery, stating that the prognosis was good. He also commented on his treatment methods to ideamensch.com, saying “I try to make everyone around me feel better about themselves. I treat my team like my I treat own family.” He went on to discuss he daily rituals, including multiple surgeries per week, and daily check-ins with his patients.
Dr. Samadi has performed thousands of successful surgeries and helped many men completely eradicate their prostate cancer. His unique, robot-assisted surgeries have allowed thousands of men to return to normal life after their cancer diagnosis.
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