Dr. Samadi is a certified oncologist. He has expertise in robotic prostate surgery. He is the Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Dr. Samadi’s Early Life
Dr. Samadi was born in 1964. He was raised in Iran, within a small Persian-Jewish community. After the 1979 Revolution, Samadi had to leave his home country in pursuit for a better life. Along with his younger brother, Samadi moved to London and subsequently immigrated to the United Staes in 1984. As a result of his father’s profession as a businessman, Samadi’s mother, father and younger sister were not allowed to leave Iran.
Dr. Samadi’s Education and Surgical Practice
Dr. Samadi studied biochemistry in the United States and subsequently enrolled at Stony Brook School of Medicine. In 1994, he graduated. He accomplished his postgraduate training at Monteflore Medical Center.
Dr. Samadi attended and completed a fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He successfully finished his training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. With the assistance of Professor Claude Abbou,Samadi completed a prostatectomy fellowship in Paris, France. The fellowship took place at the Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in 2002. As a result of his continued success, Mt. Sinai Medical named SamadiVice Chair of the Department in 2010.
Samadi has completed 7,000 prostate surgeries and 800 laparoscopic surgeries. Early detection and diagnosis of prostate cancer, with minimally invasive surgeries, are his preferred methods of treating the disease. He is known as one of the top surgeons in his field. He specializes in urologic diseases, primarily kidney, bladder and prostate cancers. He is one of the few surgeons certified in the three main areas of oncology surgery.
The SMART (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) is a system developed by Dr. Samdi in order to remove all prostate cancer cells, control urine and engage in sexual activity post-surgical operation. The procedure is minimally invasive.
Dr. Samadi’s Awards and Media Exposure
Dr. Samadi TV is a web show that broadcasts live every Sunday at 12:30 pm EST. Dr. Samdi has won many awards for his hard work and dedication. He has been credited “Best Urologist in New York” and “America’s Top Doctor For Cancer” multiple years in a row, since 2009. His compassion and genuine care for his patients has been widely noted and appreciated amongst many.