Dr. David Samadi Receives National Attention for His SMART Surgery

Dr. David Samadi, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital continues to receive national attention for his work in robotic prostate surgery. He joined Lenox Hill Hospital in 2013 as the Urology department Chairman. After receiving his M.D. from Stony Brook University, he completed urology and protology residencies at New York’s Montefiore Hospital and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also completed a fellowship in robotic prostatectomy in France at Henri Mondor Hospital.

Innovation In Protology

Dr. David Samadi has received national attention for his invention of the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique (SMART Surgery). Nearly a decade ago, Dr. Samadi began routinely integrating this minimally invasive surgical technique and continuously improved and further developed the SMART Surgery. His clinical expertise is reflected in numerous contributions and invitations as a guest speaker and surgeon all over the world. His dedication to research and innovation has been honored by distinguished service awards and he’s been awarded Top Doctor honors for several years.

Dr. Samadi is also active in a wide variety of teaching activities at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, as a Professor in Urology.

An avid writer, Dr. David Samadi has published numerous papers and medical reviews, and is a member of several associations, including the American Board of Urology, and the American Medical Association.

In addition to his expert care and responsibilities at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. David Samadi also produces a weekend television show, “Sunday Housecall”, which streams live at 12:30p on Sunday afternoons. The show features the latest health news from experts, plus wellness, fitness and diminishing health risks. Previous broadcasts can also be seen on YouTube.

Diminishing Risk With A Healthy Lifestyle

Dr. Samadi continues to point out that healthy lifestyle choices can diminish the risk of prostate cancer. In comparison with other countries, prostate cancer tends to depend heavily on the lifestyle. For example, in Japan, China or southern Europe, prostate tumors are much less common than in Western Europe and the USA. Researchers has said that the difference is partly due to eating habits and obesity. This is one of the factors Dr. Samadi makes light of, and reminds his patients that although a healthy lifestyle does not provide 100% protection against the disease, it diminishes the risk.