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Dr. David Samadi Uses SMART to Help Patients Defeat Cancer

David Samadi was born into a Persian Jewish community in Iran. During the Iranian Revolution Samadi left the country and proceeded to attend school in Belgium and London, before finally coming to the United States and completing high school in Roslyn, New York. He later attended Stony Brook University and earned a degree in Biochemistry, then obtained his M.D. from the Stony Brook School of Medicine. He specialized in proctology, urology, and completed his robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship before commencing practice. Eventually, Samadi became Vice Chair of the department of urology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and the Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery.

The Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique (SMART) is a minimally invasive robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. Robotic technology has been used in recent years quite frequently, but this procedure that has been developed by Samadi is an advanced application of robotic technology that assists in the removal of cancerous prostates while being minimally invasive to the patient. Samadi has a great success record with this technique, with nearly 89% of patients being cancer free post-surgery.On Dr. Samadi TV, Dr. Samadi hosts video streams where he interviews medical professionals and discusses a broad variety of topics. There are videos in which he brings viewers into the operating room, others in which he dissects subjects relevant to prostate health, and cancer prevention.

Viewers can receive valuable information from reputable sources thanks to Dr. Samadi TV. Dr. Samadi also has a vast social media following, with upwards of 54,000 followers on Twitter, and 535,000 followers on Facebook. With over 13,000 tweets on his twitter account, his followers and fans receive constant updates on his life and read articles written by David and other medical professionals.Dr. Samadi has received various prestigious awards from multiple sources. New York Magazine gave him Best Doctor Award from 2009-2015. He received America’s Top Doctors For Cancer award five times in a row from 2009-2013. Another award he received was the Patient’s Choice Award, five separate years. Other awards he received are the community partner award, New York Metro Area’s Top Doctors, and Most Compassionate Doctor. Dr. David Samadi has helped many individuals throughout his medical career, just from looking through his social media profiles one can find patient testimonials offering praise to Dr. Samadi for helping cure their ailments.