Dr. Samadi joins Lenox Hill Hospital/Hofstra

June 10, 2013

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York has announced the appointment of David B. Samadi, MD, as chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital and professor of urology at the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY.

Lenox Hill Hospital, New York has announced the appointment of David B. Samadi, MD, as chair of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital and professor of urology at the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY.

A leader in robotic prostate cancer treatment, Dr. Samadi joins Lenox Hill Hospital from New York’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he was vice chair of the department of urology and chief of robotics and minimally invasive surgery.

On July 1, Dr. Samadi and his staff of 20 are scheduled to open a new office in Manhattan, which will be the home of Lenox Hill Hospital's new Prostate Cancer Center, Lenox Hill said in a statement.

Dr. Samadi is a board-certified urologist and an oncologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases, and prostate, kidney, and bladder cancers. To date, he has performed more than 4,500 robotic prostatectomy procedures.

Prior to joining Mount Sinai in 2007, Dr. Samadi served as chief of robotic surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his postgraduate training in general surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and in urology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York. He completed an oncology fellowship in urology at New York’s Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France. He earned his medical degree from Stony Brook University.

For the past 4 years, he has appeared regularly as a medical contributor on the Fox News Channel and currently serves as host of Fox's "Sunday Housecall."

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