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

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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.


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* 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
V.G. New York

If there is such a thing as Cancer Treatment Heaven, it is under the gifted care of Dr. Samadi, his medical team, administrative staff and cancer treatment unit at Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Joe G., USA

I put my life, and my quality of life in the hands of the best surgeon I could find, DR. David Samadi.  My surgery was October 19th, 2009. I was walking around a few hours after surgery. I went home the next day.

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Andrew L., New York, USA

While everyone’s choice of treatment should and will be different, I know by my outcome and recovery as well as my Dad, that choosing the Samadi Team and Mount Sinai Medical Center  as my hospital choice, was the right decision.

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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.

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