David B. Samadi, MD is the Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, and Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine in New York City. He is one of the very few urologic surgeons in the United States trained in oncology, open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery.
To date, Dr. Samadi has performed over 4,500 robotic laparoscopic prostate surgeries, averaging 40-50 new cases per month. Additionally, over the past 10 years, Dr. Samadi has been actively involved in training and proctoring urologists across the country and internationally.
Dr. David B. Samadi is a board-certified urologist and a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, and prostate cancer. He performs many advanced minimally invasive treatments for prostate cancer, including laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic robotic radical prostatectomy.
Dr. Samadi is one of the few surgeons in New York State qualified to perform a robotic prostatectomy, using the da Vinci robotic system. He is the first surgeon in the United States to successfully perform a robotic surgery redo, demonstrating his mastery of the da Vinci robotic system and proven ability to medically help patients with low and high risks of prostate cancer.
He completed his post graduate training in general surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and in urology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.
He went on to do an oncology fellowship in urology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France under the mentorship of Professor Claud Abbou.
Dr. Samadi is a member of the American Urologic Association and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Samadi frequently presents his clinical research at medical conferences as a subject matter expert nationally and internationally. His website, http://www.RoboticOncology.com, has been translated into six different languages and is one of the most popular urology sites on the Internet.