David B. Samadi

Inside Biography

David B. Samadi is the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital and Chairman of Urology. He is widely known as a medical correspondent for the Medical A-team of Fox News Channel and the chief medical correspondent for am970 in New York City.

Iran Born David B. Samadi Grew Up In USA

David B. Samadi was born in 1964, in Iran and was raised in the Persian Jewish community of Iran. He and his brother left the country in 1979 after the Iranian Revolution. He currently resides in Old Westbury, New York, U.S.

CAPTION: Chief of Robotic Surgery, David B. Samadi SOURCE: Twitter

Samadi is American by nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of Iranian-Jewish descent. Both the brothers continued their early education in Belgium and London and completed his high school education in Rosslyn, New York.

Samadi attended Stony Brook University, where he graduated earning a degree in biochemistry with a full scholarship. He received a master's degree from S.U.N.Y., Stony Brook School of Medicine in Stony Brook, New York in 1994.

David B. Samadi completed his postgraduate training in Urology at Montefiore Medical Center. He finished his training in proctology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1996 and Montefiore Medical Center in 2000.

In 2001, Samadi completed an oncology fellowship in proctology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Under the mentorship of Professor Claude Abbou, he accomplished a robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France in 2002.


David B. Samadi made his career debut practicing at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. He became the Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and the Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in 2007.

Samadi joined Lenox Hill Hospital with his team in 2013 and became the Chief of Robotic Surgery and Chairman of Urology. Soon, he was appointed as the Professor of Urology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

In addition to his career as a doctor, he is the host of Sunday Housecall on Fox News Channel and has worked for the channel for five years. He has launched a radio program on am970, World Health News as well as a website to blog about health news.

Earned $7 Million From Successful Medical Career

David B. Samadi is a recognized doctor and also a s sociated with the Fox News Channel, making his salary quite impressive. Samadi reportedly has a net worth of over $7 million. An average salary of Chief of Surgery in the USA range from $296,363 and $587,335, so he also might be getting his salary in the same range. 

Married To  Sahar Danielpour

David B. Samadi, 53,  is fluent in many languages like English, Persian, Hebrew, and French. He follows Judaism as his main religion. 

David B. Samadi is married to Sahar Danielpour, who is also of Iranian-Jewish descent. He currently resides in Old Westbury, New York with his wife and family.

CAPTION: David B. Samadi with his family SOURCE: Facebook

Samadi has won various awards including Patient Satisfaction Award, John Kingsley Lattimer Award, Best Doctors Award, New York Best Doctors Award, Best Doctors in Cancer Award, and Most Compa s sionate Doctor Award.

by Bchrome, 09 Apr, 2017

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