Dr. David B. Samadi is a man of many talents, not the least of which is his amazing skill as a robotic surgeon. He was born in 1964 in Iran as part of a vibrant and long-established Persian Jewish community. Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution, he and his brother left their home country and headed to Belgium along with a large number of others from his community. At the time of their departure, he was only 15, and without their parents to take care of them, he was forced to not only start a new life taking care of himself but also his 12-year-old younger brother.
In 1984 David Samadi and his brother made their way to the United States of America. David dreamed of becoming a doctor and worked hard to accomplish that goal. Six years later he graduated with top honors from the Stony Brook School of Medicine. He went on to complete his postgraduate education at Monteflore Medical Center in 1994. He rounded out his specialization in 2001 by completing an oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the proctology program.
Since then he has worked to become one of the most respected names in the field. He currently serves as Chairmen of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. Most recently, he has been involved in the development of the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique, or SMART procedure of prostate removal with minimal invasion. The process takes the idea of nerve-sparing prostatectomy to a new level. This new technique offers men the best chance ever to have a vibrant and fulfilling sex life after prostate removal.
He stated in a recent interview that he feels that the most important things that he does during the day happen between 6 and 7:70 a.m. in this time when most people are just waking up, he is at his most productive. He attributes a lot of his success to his photographic memory, but also to his never-ending passion to be better each day than he was the day before. He also is an avid believer in stress management being integral to the success of anyone in any endeavor. His favorite type of stress management if deep breathing techniques which he can use anytime, anywhere throughout his day and more
David Samadi is a loving father and devoted husband to a wife who also came from the same Persian Jewish community in Iran that he originated from. He and his family live in Old Westbury, New York, where he pursues a great many hobbies and charitable passions.