Cardiac and Prostate Cancer Surgery: Experience Make Best Doctor
Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, sits down with Dr. Marc Siegel for discussion on the role of surgeon expertise in treating prostate cancer and cardiac disease. Their conversation includes mention of former President Bill Clinton’s cardiac surgery in 2010 and the fact that cancer and heart disease are the leading causes of death in the United States.
Top robotic prostatectomy surgeon, Dr. Samadi, discusses the importance of artistry, experience and skill in surgeon success. Specifically, he reviews the robotic prostatectomy procedure using the DaVinci Robotic System and stresses the importance of choosing a surgeon highly skilled in open surgery, laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery. Extensive experience in all three techniques allows him to achieve great success with regard to prostate cancer cure and preserving urinary continence and sexual function. Robotic surgery also reduces blood loss and risk of infection.
In addition to his surgical skills, Dr. Samadi believes his success with patients is due to his personalized approach. One-on-one treatment and personalized care before, during and after surgery are central to Dr. Samadi’s beliefs on providing quality healthcare.
Press emphasis on healthcare reform, cost reduction and insurance coverage of new technology and screenings are also discussed.Back to Videos