As a celebrity doctor on Fox News’ Medical A Team, Dr. David Samadi keeps viewers informed on the latest in medical treatments and discoveries, as an expert on treating prostate cancer with a track record of success he saves the lives of patients who have received the devastating diagnosis of prostate cancer. The winner of the Most Compassionate Doctor Certification as voted on by his patients not only focuses on the physical health of his patients but also their mental well-being. No matter how busy his work day is, Dr. David Samadi makes sure that he takes the time to check in with all of his patients at the hospital before he leaves for home. With a day that starts at 4:30 am, this is quite an impressive feat for any physician, much less for one of the most sought-after surgeons in the New York area.
Dr. David Samadi holds the position of Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and previously held the position at Mount Sinai Medical Center. While at Mount Sinai, he had the opportunity to practice medicine in dozens of countries around the world. He has also taught his robotic techniques to other doctors in foreign countries as well as performing surgeries. Some of the members of his surgical team have been with Dr. David Samadi for almost twenty years and have gone with him when he changed hospitals. He believes his team is second to none and they treat each other and their patients like they are family. The Iranian immigrant uses his experience during the Iranian Revolution to empathize with the fear and concern many of his patients have before going into surgery.
— Dr. David Samadi (@drdavidsamadi) March 20, 2018
The award-winning surgeon earned his medical degree in New York through the Stony Brook School of Medicine before completing 2 fellowships and additional training in proctology and urology. After finding out about groundbreaking advances in robotic surgery, he traveled to France to complete a fellowship under Professor Claude Abbou through the Henri Mondor Hospital. The education Dr. David Samadi received in Creteil, France has been paramount to his success as a surgeon and his almost 8,000 surgeries performed.