Prostate Cancer Treatment
and Robotic Surgery Expert

David B. Samadi, MD

Chairman of Urology,
Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital
Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ
School of Medicine
Dr. Samadi is a board certified urologic oncologist trained in open traditional and laparoscopic surgery and is an expert in robotic prostate surgery. He is Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He has dedicated his distinguished career to the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and is considered one of the most prominent surgeons in his field.

Why Choose Dr. Samadi?

  • Over 5,600 successful robotic prostate surgeries
  • Developed his own advanced SMART prostate cancer surgery technique
  • 89% of patients are cancer free after robotic prostatectomy*
  • Patients who experienced normal continence prior to surgery should regain function within 12-13 months
  • 83% of patients regain sexual function*
  • Fellowships in open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Entire procedure is performed by Dr. Samadi
  • Minimal blood loss (no transfusion necessary)
  • Personalized care before and after the procedure
  • Always operates with the same team
  • Fox News Medical "A-Team" expert

Media Highlights

New health alert for some prostate cancer patients Watch Video
Surgery vs. 'watchful waiting': Study fuels cancer debate Watch Video
Prostate surgery better for prostate cancer treatment: Study Watch Video

What Is Robotic Prostate Surgery?

What is a Robotic Prostatectomy?

Robotic prostatectomy is a radical prostatectomy that is also known as Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy (RALP). It is a minimally invasive prostate removal and cancer treatment surgery. Dr. Samadi developed his signature SMART (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) Prostate Surgery, which incorporates oncologic principles, combines it with open radical prostatectomy skills and builds upon it with a robotic surgery approach.

SMART is a revolutionary and advanced prostate cancer surgery and prostate cancer treatment method, which drastically reduces blood loss, pain, hospital stay, recovery time and the side effects of other types of prostate cancer treatments. The SMART Technique is also known as bloodless prostate surgery. The SMART Technique does not require opening the endopelvic fascia or cutting the dorsal vein complex. This results in no sutures and less damage to the neurovascular bundle.

Dr. Samadi is able to enter into the patient through a few small "keyhole" entrances and handle the SMART robotic surgery with very tiny and precise instruments that allow him to perform the surgery with great precision and remove the patient's prostate gland without doing any harm to surrounding tissue. The patient is left with only a few small marks on his abdomen - none of the scars normally associated with prostate cancer treatment and surgery.

Distinguishing Prostate Cancer Treatment Expertise

What sets Dr. Samadi Apart

Dr. Samadi is the leader in this field and delivers top results to his patients, with the help of the da Vinci surgical robot by Intuitive Surgical. He has operated on many celebrities, including Roy Emerson, Hall of Fame Tennis Pro. He is a frequent expert medical contributor, as part of FOX News Medical A-Team. He has been interviewed and featured in many leading publications , such as Forbes and New York Magazine.

He presents his clinical research at medical conferences as a subject matter expert nationally and internationally and has written many medical papers on prostate cancer and robotic surgery. Samadi has lectured internationally and trains doctors in robotic surgery. A member of the American Urologic Association and the American Medical Association, his work has been reported on in many medical journals in addition to numerous websites on the Internet.


Bookmark Using:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Yahoo

Share on Facebook

Call to Make an Appointment With Dr. David Samadi:

1-212-365-5000

Click the contact link to learn how Dr. Samadi can help treat your prostate cancer and give you back your quality of life.

* The benefits of robotic surgery cannot be guaranteed as surgery is both patient and procedure specific. Previous surgical results do not guarantee future outcomes.
Testimonials
R. P., New York, USA

From the time I arrived at Mount Sinai for my operation until the time I left for home, about 26 hours later, I was treated efficiently, professionally, and compassionately by all I came in contact with...

more..
Louis S., USA

The operation went like clockwork and was successful. My stay at Mt. Sinai for a little over 24 hours went just as Dr. Samadi had explained at our first consultation .There were no surprises or unexpected incidents. The staff at Mt. Sinai were great. My post operative recovery is progressing well...

more..
Ian R, Toronto, Canada

Just over a year ago on December 22, 2008 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. I met with Dr. Samadi in New York on a recommendation from a close friend. The interview was a decisive turning point in my fortunes.

more..
Dillion F,

"From 2005 to 2010 my PSA increased from 2.5 to 4.5 when I got a first prostate biopsy showing a low percentage of cancer cells in a couple of cores and Gleason score of 3 - 3.  I determined to stay with watchful...

more..