Dr. David Samadi Speaks About His Career Journey
Dr. David Samadi serves as the current chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, located in New York. David was raised in Persia though he was born in Iran. Dr. David and his brother had to flee their home after the occurrence of the Iranian Revolution and had to seek refuge in Belgium. The two boys were determined to do great things even if they were living far away from their parents. However, David was decided to join the medical field to help others because he had a passion for assisting people fighting cancer. David Samadi graduated from Stony Brook School of Medicine. He later started his postgraduate training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. David has carried out more than 7000 prostate surgeries. He launched the SMART method that has enabled him to reduce cancer cases because 90 percent of his patients are living cancer-free lives through the technique. Besides his passion for diagnosing, detecting and treating prostate cancer, Dr. David is also interested in sharing medical information with people. That is evident in his radio show, website and live broadcast that he started to share medical information people on an international level.
Dr. Samadi shared his views and his career with other aspiring entrepreneurs who want to follow his footsteps. When asked about how he started his business and where he drives his passion from, David said that he has always wanted to be a doctor to help others. He further said that after specializing in prostate treatments, David became fascinated with the developments in Robotic surgeries. The expert in urology noted that he makes money through detecting and treating men who are suffering from prostate cancer. He said that he has come up with a unique robotic technology that is less invasive than the traditional surgical methods, which helps to keep men free of cancer.
The doctor pointed out that he has carried out several traditional prostate operations. However, in 2000 when he was working at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he heard that doctors in France were making use of laparoscopic procedures to carry out the same surgeries. David notes that it was breaking technology and he felt lucky to work in France and aid in pioneering the treatments. Samadi acknowledges that since no one was using that technology in the US apart from his operating room, his career exploded. David Samadi also says that when he was starting his job at a major medical facility, he believed that patient management procedures were slow. He notes that he wasn’t sure he would handle it. However, David learned to go with the flow over the years.
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