David B. Samadi, MD - Robotic Prostate Surgeon

Prostate Cancer Treatment and Robotic Surgery Expert Chairman of Urology Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital

Performed over 7,000+ successful robotic prostate surgeries Developed his own advanced SMART prostate cancer surgery technique Personalized care before and after the procedure

NY robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD, is the Chairman of Urology, and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. He is one of the very few urologic surgeons in the United States trained in oncology, open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery - as such, many regard him as the best prostate surgeon.

Dr. Samadi is actively involved in training and proctoring urologists and prostate surgeons across the country and internationally. He is a widely regarded prostate surgeon, particularly for the success of his custom SMART Surgery; the Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique yields exceptional prostate surgery results.

One of the best NY prostate surgeons, Dr. David B. Samadi, is a board-certified urologist and a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, and prostate cancer. He performs many advanced minimally invasive treatments for prostate cancer, including laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic robotic radical prostatectomy.

New York Magazine Best Doctor

New York Magazine Best Doctor

2009  •  2010  •  2011  •  2012  •  2015  • 
Most Compassionate Doctor

Most Compassionate Doctor

2010  •  2011  •  2013  • 
America's Top  Doctors For Cancer

America's Top Doctors For Cancer

2009  •  2010  •  2011  •  2012  •  2013  • 

Looking for NY’s leading prostate surgeon?

The best prostate cancer outcomes start with the best prostate surgeon. In Dr. Samadi’s highly skilled and experienced hands:

  • 89% of patients are cancer free after robotic prostatectomy, with less than 2% seeing a recurrence of cancer after 1 year
  • Patients who experienced normal continence prior to surgery should regain continence within 12-13 months of prostate surgery
  • For patients that were able to achieve sexual function before prostate surgery, 83% regain normal sexual function

As with all surgical procedures, results vary from one patient to another, but Dr. Samadi works very closely with patients before, during, and after prostate cancer treatment to ensure optimal prostate surgery results.

David B. Samadi, MD, highly skilled and considered the best prostate surgeon, he is dedicated to compassionate and successful prostate cancer treatment. He helps men of all ages overcome their prostate cancer, while preserving the highest possible quality of life after prostate surgery. Using his custom Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique (SMART) prostate surgery, Dr. Samadi has performed more than 7,000+ robotic prostate surgeries – earning him the role as one of the best prostate surgeons around the world.

Dr. Samadi is one of New York’s leading prostate surgeons and is the only prostate surgeon to perform the SMART surgery technique using the da Vinci robotic system. He was the first surgeon in the United States to successfully perform a robotic surgery re-do, demonstrating his mastery of the da Vinci robotic system and proven ability to help patients with all levels of prostate cancer.

Robotic Prostate Surgery Expertise

Dr. Samadi completed his post-graduate training in general surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and in urology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. He went on to do an oncology fellowship in urology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a robotic prostatectomy fellowship at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France under the mentorship of Professor Claud Abbou.

Dr. David Samadi is a member of the American Urologic Association and the American Medical Association.

Dr. David Samadi frequently presents his clinical research at medical conferences as a subject matter expert nationally and internationally. His dedication to prostate cancer patients around the globe is evidenced in his travels and this website, which is regarded as a global source for prostate cancer expertise, translated into six different languages.

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.

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