Dr. David Samadi is a re-known surgeon all over the world. He is the head of robotic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and the president of urology. Samadi was born in 1964 and raised in the Persian Jewish society in Iran. However, after the Iranian revolution of 1979, Samadi and his brother fled to Belgium and later to London where they continued early education before coming to the United States of America. He completed high school education in Rosslyn, New York. David graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Stony Brook University and later received a master’s degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine in 1994. He did his postgraduate training in urology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in 1996 and 2000 respectively. In 2001, Samadi completed an oncology fellowship in proctology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. It is here he had the opportunity to delve into scientific advancement that would improve the medical sector.
In 2007, Dr. David Samadi revolutionized surgery with the development of the SMART technique which aids in recovery after prostate surgery and shortens the recovery time. The method enormously reduces the chance of possible damage during operation. He huddled the DaVinci robot and the SMART technique which made sure that patients can get discharged after 24hrs.
Dr. Samadi has an online platform (Dr. David Samadi TV) that goes live every Sunday from 12:30 pm EST. The live platform aims at interactions with other doctors. He operates multiple social media platform including Facebook (DR. DAVID B SAMADI), LinkedIn, Twitter (@drdavidsamadi) and a YouTube channel. David has several awards among them; Patient Satisfaction Award, John Kingsley Lattimer Award, Best Doctor Award, New York Best Doctor Award, Best Doctor in Cancer Award, and Most Compassionate Doctor Award. Besides the New York magazine named him the best doctor. On his comments about Mitt Romney’s cancer diagnoses, he pointed out that it is vital that persons running for office should disclose any medical condition affecting them. In his interview with Ideamensch, Samadi says morning hours are productive for him, and he spends the rest of the day mostly standing. On average he does 2-3 surgeries every week, and he makes sure that he checks on his patients before going home. Dr. Samadi confesses that his eidetic memory is the key to the success of his ideas. Each time he has a plan he usually sketches it before it disappears.
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