Category: Urologist

What You Should Know about Dr. David Samadi

In the field of robotic surgery, Dr. David Samadi is one of the top names in the world. His achievements are respected by his peers around the globe while his patients see him as life-saving. His expertise is in prostate surgery for patients who have been diagnosed with cancer and people travel from all around the country in order to be under his care during the extremely stressful time. Dr. David Samadi completed his education in robotic radical prostatectomy at one of the first hospitals in the world to regularly perform the procedure successfully, the Henri Mondor Hospital in France. While at Henri Mondor, he had a fantastic mentorship under Professor Claude Abbou, who Dr. David Samadi accredits much of his success in the surgery to.

Prior to his fellowship at Henri Mondor, Dr. David Samadi earned his medical degree in 1994 in New York through S.U.N.Y’s medical school. S.U.N.Y, or Stony Brook University, is also where he previously earned his bachelors in biochemistry. Just as impressively, he received more training through the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Even in high school, his track record was impressive with Dr. David Samadi holding the position of class president in Roslyn, New York. To know more about him click here.

At the Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, he held the position of Director of Laparoscopic Surgery. This is quite an impressive feat for someone who had just completed their education. After leaving Columbia Presbyterian, he joined the faculty at Mount Sinai Medical Center where he became the Chief of Robotic Surgery, a position he currently holds at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. While here, his talent and hard-work were so impressive that he became the highest paid surgeon in the New York area, and rightfully so. Dr. David Samadi has performed thousands of surgeries, almost 8,000, in over 45 countries throughout his illustrious career.

At Lenox Hill, he has many of the same members of his surgical staff as he did at Mount Sinai. When he joined the faculty at Lenox Hill, he asked his staff from Mount Sinai to join him. Many of them have now worked with him for almost 20 years.