Dr. David Samadi: Combining the Best of Technology in Healthcare

Dr. David Samadi is a well-known urology specialist with a strong focus on modern technologies to bring the best results for the patients. He is regarded as a celebrity doctor and known for efficient treatment solutions in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, urologic diseases, bladder cancer, and more. Interestingly, Dr. Samadi was known for developing a number of treatment solutions that are found to be state-of-the-art and highly efficient in addressing the issues of people. He was born in Iran and did his schooling in Europe. Later, he graduated from Stony Brook University in biochemistry by securing a full scholarship. Dr. Samadi earned his M.D. from the reputed Stony Brook School of Medicine in the year 1994.

He also did his postgraduate training in urology from the renowned Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. David Samadi also did his specialization in proctology from Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He also secured a fellowship in oncology, especially in proctology, from the famous Memorial Sloan Cancer Center. While coming to the career journey, he began with Columbia Presbyterian Hospital as a medical intern. Later in 2007, he collaborated with Mt. Sinai School of Medicine as a faculty and became the Department Vice Chair in Urology. Later, Dr. David Samadi also took the responsibility of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics as its Chief. Currently, he is working is working at Lenox Hill Hospital as Chief of Robotic Surgery and Chairman of Urology.

In 2015, Dr. Samadi developed a smart technique to help the patients who are struggling with prostate cancer. The smart surgery of him takes less than 90 minutes, and patients can completely recover in 1-2 days. The technique preserves the sexual functions of the patients by taking special care to protect the neurovascular bundles located around the prostate using meticulous dissection. Additionally, Dr. Samadi ensures that no cautery or heat is applied in the area. He also uses cold scissors and clips to avoid any damages to the nerves that take care of sexual functions. The treatment is highly effective as it does not harm the sexual functions of patients during cancer treatment.

Interestingly, Dr. David Samadi also began an online TV channel to help the people aware of health issues and possible remedies. The channel named DrSamadiTV.com is launched in summer 2017. The program discusses most relevant health issues and answers the sought-after questions from people around the world. Dr. Samadi also brings other medical experts across the world to the program for helping the viewers in the best way.

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Dr. Mark McKenna, a Serial Entrepreneur, Reinventing Elective Care

Dr. Mark McKenna is a board-certified medical doctor who practices medicine and surgery in the state of Georgia and Florida. Dr. McKenna hailed from New Orleans, LA and attended Tulane University Medical School where he acquired a degree in medicine. After completing his studies, McKenna began his career practicing medicine with his father while at the same time Founded McKenna Venture Investments which is a boutique real estate development firm. Dr. McKenna, later on, founded another firm Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc. The two firms provided financial services, real estate closing services and offered turnkey design-build.

August 29th, 2005 is one day that Dr. McKenna would never forget as this day was quite catastrophic to him. Hurricane Katrina destroyed almost everything in the city of New Orleans, and Dr. McKenna who had invested heavily in the city was not spared either as most of his business interests were also destroyed. McKenna However did not give up and actively participated in the rebuilding of New Orleans by building low-moderate income housing.

Dr. McKenna in November of 2007 moved to Atlanta, GA where he founded another company ShapeMed. ShapeMed is a wellness and aesthetic medical firm. After being operational for seven years, ShapeMed was sold to Life Time Fitness Inc., and Dr. McKenna was appointed the as the National Director of Life Time Fitness a position he held until July 2016. In July 2017 Dr. McKenna founded OVME Company and became the CEO. OVME is a medical aesthetic firm that is reinventing elective care through the use of technology.

According to Dr. McKenna, the idea of establishing OVME was largely based on the vast experience; he has in the medical aesthetic industry. Dr. McKenna is a serial entrepreneur and has established many companies all of which were successful and sold to public traded companies. During his long career practice, Dr. McKenna being an entrepreneur saw an opportunity of disrupting the industry, and that’s how OVME came into being.

Dr. Mckena typical day looks like this; wakes up at around 6:30 am, takes breakfast with his daughter, have a shower and then leave for work by 8 am until 6 pm. After work he heads back home for dinner with his family and then proceeds to Jiu-Jitsu training to around 9 pm, comes back homework until he falls asleep.

McKenna brings ideas to life through the setting of goals and meditation. One trend that excites him is the decline in smoking in America. Dr. McKenna describes himself as a voracious reader who likes associating with smarter people than him for growth purposes. Some of the people that Dr. McKenna looks up to as role models include Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg, and former US President Barrack Obama.

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