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How Dr. David Samadi Fights Cancer With Compassion And Robots

After performing 7,000 robotic surgeries, Dr. David B. Samadi is well-known for his dedicated work with prostrate cancer treatment. Dr. Samadi is credited to be the only surgeon to preform the SMART surgery technique by using the da Vinci robotic system. Dr. Samadi specializes in Prostrate Cancer, Bladder Cancer and Urologic Cancer treatments. This is in addition to his Robotic Prostrate Technique and is SMART Surgery Technique. Born in Iran, Dr. Samadi along with his brother was forced to leave Iran at the age of 15 and move to Belgium. Dr. Samadi focused on his dream of becoming a doctor regardless of the circumstances. Eventually, he moved to America where he studied at Stony Brook School of Medicine.

From there, he continued his education and training at various institutions both in the United States and overseas. His overall focus remained on cancer treatments and procedures. Such training proved to be essential for Dr. Samadi as he prepared for his medical career. One of Dr. Samadi’s greatest contributions is developing the SMART technique in robotic prostrate surgery. The Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Techniques (SMART) is preformed only by Dr. Samadi and is recognized around the world as being an advanced application of robotic technology. Dr. Samadi uses three measures of success for this techniques including total removal of prostrate cancer cells, sex after prostrate cancer, as well regaining urinary control.

Dr. Samadi has been honored with numerous awards and recognition during the past decade. New York Magazine voted him Best Doctor for five years. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 he was recognized as Most Compassionate Doctor. He is also the winner of the Patient’s Choice Award for multiple years. Castle Connolly named him Top Doctor in 2013 and 2014. Beginning in 2009, he was named one of America’s Top Doctors For Cancer, to which he claimed for five years. In 2012, he received the Community Partner Award from the American Cancer Society. Finally, in 2012 and 2013, he was recognized as one of New York Area’s Top Doctors.Through compassion and robotic technology, Dr. Samadi excels in the fight for cancer.

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