About David B. Samadi, MD
David B. Samadi, MD is a world-renowned prostate cancer treatment expert and innovator in the field of robotic prostate surgery. He is Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
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Widely regarded for excellence in robotic surgery innovation, clinical care, and research, Dr. Samadi has performed more than 4,000 successful robotic prostatectomy procedures. A board-certified urologic oncologist, he is trained in open, traditional surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and robotic surgery. Dr. Samadi is one of very few robotic prostate surgeons in the world to deliver this three-in-one surgical expertise. Patients from around the globe seek his unique level of skill and experience.
Dr. Samadi is a pioneer in the field of robotic prostate treatment and creator of the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique (SMART) for the robotic removal of cancerous prostates. This innovative, robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) technique reduces surgical time to less than two hours and hospital recovery stay to less than 24 hours.
The Founder and Director of Mount Sinai’s Robotic Fellowship Program, Dr. Samadi actively trains and proctors urologists throughout the U.S. and overseas. He is frequently invited to present his clinical research at global medical conferences and routinely performs his SMART surgery for the benefit of international patients and surgeons.
Dr. Samadi received fellowships in urologic oncology from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and in robotic radical prostatectomy from Henri Mondor Hospital in Creteil, France, where he studied under esteemed Professor Clément-Claude Abbou.
A frequent presenter at medical conferences and an active researcher, he is included in Castle Connolly Medical’s America's Top Doctors and has been recognized with many other awards and distinctions. Dr. Samadi is also much sought after by major radio, broadcast and print media for his expertise in robotic prostate surgery, prostate cancer and bladder cancer, and men’s health. He has appeared on the Today Show and appears weekly on the Medical A-Team panel for Fox News.