David B. Samadi, MD, highlights the U.S. as inventors and leaders in robotic surgery. He discusses the many international patients who travel to the U.S. looking for the best prostate surgeon. Few international surgeons have the volume of experience and success that, NY robotics expert, Dr. Samadi has. Robotic surgery, he believes, has the power to reverse medical tourism and bring more patients to the U.S. for prostate cancer treatment and cure.
David B. Samadi, MD, explains his custom SMART (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) Surgery for prostate cancer. As a NY robotics expert, Dr. Samadi performs a unique form of robotic prostate surgery that targets the cancerous prostate without disrupting the delicate nerves that control erections and urinary control. Urinary continence and sex after prostate surgery are the results for most of Dr. Samadi's patients and their partners.
New York prostate cancer surgeon and robotics expert, David B. Samadi, MD, joins the Today Show’s Matt Lauer and Al Roker to discuss the importance of prostate cancer screening and the PSA test. Dr. Samadi, Lauer’s long-time urologist, performs prostate exams - DREs (digital rectal exams) - on Matt and Al, demonstrating how quick and painless the test really is. In just 34 seconds Dr. Samadi can detect any irregularities in the prostate.
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Protecting Men From Prostate Cancer
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is a disease that affects 1 out of every 6 men. Early prostate cancer detection and treatment can mean the difference between life and death. The good news from Dr. David Samadi, Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive at Surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, is that he's able to provide invaluable recommendations and guidance about prostate cancer screening and treatment. The average age of men with prostate cancer is 69, but there are several other factors (including genetic history and ethnicity) that can contribute to the likelihood of men developing this disease.
DAVID B. SAMADI, M.D. Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, and Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine 485 Madison Avenue, 21st floor, New York, NY 10022 Tel: 1-212-365-5000 | Fax: 1-646-692-6744