The Life of Dr. David Samadi; the Successful Robotic Surgeon

A celebrated doctor and a huge contributor to cancer treatment, Dr. David Samadi is a certified urologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in men. Some of these cancers include kidney cancer, bladder cancer as well as prostate cancer. Over the past years, Dr. Samadi has worked with experts who specialize in minimally invasive treatments for the curbing of prostate cancer and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Early Life

Dr. Samadi has an exploring story when it comes to describing people and their lives. Born in Iran, to a Jewish community, he fled his native land at the age of 15. In the company of his younger brother who was 12 years old, they moved to Belgium. That was after the Iranian revolution in 1979. Of course, a lot of changes in his family life influenced his life with the separation topping the list. Samadi wanted to excel in all aspects and education was his landing page. Forced to start a new life altogether, they enrolled at a school in Belgium.


David Samadi continued to pursue education with a strong focus on becoming a doctor. At that moment, the brothers conspired to move to the United States of America. Their lives improved then more than ever. They could access the necessities of life. Happier now, Samadi enrolled for medicine at the prestigious Stony Brook School of Medicine. In 1990, Samadi was through with his first year in campus. In 1994, he achieved his master’s degree from the same institution. Being on full scholarship, Dr. David Samadi was at liberty to advance his education.


After that, Samadi joined the Montefiore Medical Centre for his postgraduate study in urology. To complete his training in urology, he joined Albert Einstein College of Medicine, located in New York. To hone his skills in urology, David Samadi went back to Montefiore Medical Centre for an additional training course. One year later in 2001, Samadi joined Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre for oncology fellowship. To conclude his academic journey into urological department and training, David Samadi attended a training program for robotic prostatectomy at the famous Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil located in France.

Additional Information

Currently, David Samadi is a qualified urologist who has performed more than 7,000 robotic prostate surgeries. Besides, he has established a firm practice at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. In his capacity as the director of laparoscopic surgery, he ensures that all surgeries are conducted successfully.