Dr. David Samadi and SMART Surgery

Dr. David Samadi is an expert in robotic surgery, with a main focus on less invasive prostate surgery, trained in both traditional and open laparoscopic surgery. He is a board-certified urologic oncologist, and the current Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Samadi’s was born in Iran and raised in Persia. He studied at Stony Brook School of Medicine, earning a graduate degree in biochemistry, before attending Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine for his postgraduate medical training.

Dr. David Samadi has shown a life long interest and passion for the research of modern medical technologies, alternative medicine trends, and other medical problems related to men. Previously he shared this information, and other general medical advice, with the viewers of his TV program, Sunday Housecall. Today he continues to share priceless advice through a website and international radio show. He also works as a medical correspondent for the poplar Fox News Channel’s Medical A-Team.

A member of the American Medical Association and the American Urological Association, Dr. David Samadi has performed prostrate, kidney, bladder and other types of surgery on men in nearly 4 dozen countries. He has taught at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in the United States and currently is employed by Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine as a Urology Professor.

Currently Dr. Samadi is working on developing a procedure he has dubbed SMART surgery, or the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique. Typically, surgeons who perform prostate surgery peel off nerves connected to the prostrate before removal of the prostrate itself. This procedure is well known in the causing of incontinence and impotence. Dr. Samadi and his new technique focus on removing said nerves with microscopic precision before removing the prostrate, a method which has greatly reduced the common side effects of prostrate cancer.

30,000 men die per year due to prostrate cancer, fittingly deemed the “silent killer”, mainly because of the fact that there are basical no symptoms. You must be tested in order to become aware that you have the disease. It is recommended to start regular screenings by age 40. 6 out of 10 cases occur in men over 65.

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