David Samadi grew up in a Persian Jewish community located in Iran. After the Iranian Revolution in 1979, the 15-year-old David and his brother had to relocate. They continued their education in London. Shortly after, they left London to go to the United States. In 1983 David attended Rosylin High School in New York, where he was president of his class and followed several programs that allowed him the opportunity to acquire his bachelor’s degree in science. He earned his biochemistry degree on a full scholarship while he was a student at Stony Brook University. In 1994 he earned his M.D from S.U.N.Y Stony Brook School of Medicine. David Samadi is now a board-certified Urologic oncologist, chief of robotic surgery and chairperson of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.To better accommodate his patient’s recovery of prostate cancer, Dr. Samadi developed a robotic technique called SMART.
This technique removes prostate cancer cells and allows the patient to have urinary control and sexual activities after surgery.Concerned that not everyone has access to medical professionals. Dr. David Samadi wanted to bring awareness about health issues with Dr. Samadi TV. This is where he provides the public with important topics and advice for good health. He broadcast live every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and has a variety of social media presence. Along with his own website Dr. David has accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and many more. His compassion for his patients has won him multiple awards and recognitions, most of which, he wins years in a row. He won Most Compassionate Doctor for three years, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer five years in a row, America’s Top Doctors award five years in a row and several more awards.
When Mitt Romney was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he had two choices of treatment, radiation or surgery. Although there are many complications involved with both, Dr. David Samadi recommends surgery. Mitt Romney underwent the surgery and was cleared of his prostate cancer.During his interview with Ideamensch, Dr. David Samadi described a typical day for him at work. He starts his day early, 4:30 a.m. to be exact. The doctor was asked how he imagines his ideas and makes them a reality, his response was the fact that he has a photographic memory and finds himself sketching his ideas. In this interview he talks about his development of the SMART technique that will help doctors avoid damage to the nerves and sphincter during surgery. He recommends we read a book, “Anything is Possible”, by Elizabeth Strout for anyone in troubling times.