Dr. David Samadi is a famous urologist that specialises in urologic diseases, prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer. Also is the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.
David Samadi was born and raised in the persian Jewish community of Iran before coming to America and finishing high school in Roslyn, New York. That is where he earned a full scholarship to Stony Brook University and earned a degree in biochemistry. In 1994 he earned his M.D. from Stony Brook School of Medicine.
After finishing all his postgraduate training Dr. Samadi practiced at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, then moved to Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in 2007 where he was Vice Chair of the Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and minimally invasive surgery. In 2013 he went to Lenox Hill Hospital and appointed Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine at the same time.
Fox and Friends had Dr. Samadi as a guest on the show August 27, 2013 to discuss whether or not women should pay more for health insurance company than men. His argument was that women pay more for health because they spend more time going to the doctor then men do. Women have to go in often for pap smears, and mammograms and giving birth.
Dr. David Samadi had also written an article in September 2017 about women and the questions they should ask about menopause. Menopause means the end of reproductive years for women. Her menstrual cycle ends and her body goes through a change. For some it is an easy transition and others is not so easy. Dr. Samadi suggests discussing menopause with your physician before menopause comes. The 10 questions Dr. Samadi says should ask before menopause is…
At what age will you go through menopause?
How is Perimenopause different form Menopause?
What kind of symptoms do women have during menopause?
Do all women experience hot flashes the same way?
Does menopause affect bone health?
Does menopause increase the risk of heart disease?
Why do some women gain weight during or after menopause?
Do women who have had a hysterectomy know if they are going through menopause?
Is hormone replacement safe for managing menopause symptoms
What about nonhormonal options for managing menopause symptoms?