American surgeon Dr. David B. Samadi, a medical correspondent for the Fox News Channel, will host a call-in medical show, named Sunday Housecall with Dr. David Samadi, on Sunday afternoons. Listeners in New York City might know Dr. Samadi from his program on am970 radio. Sunday Housecall airs at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time on Sundays beginning in September 2017.
Dr. Samadi is a board-certified urologist who specializes in the detection and treatment of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancers. He serves as Chief of Robotic Surgery and Chairman of the department of urology at New York City’s Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Samadi belongs to both the American Medical Association and the American Urological Association. Since 2015, he has served as a urology professor at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Those with medical questions are invited to call in to the show to have their questions answered by either the guest health care provider on the program or by Dr. Samadi. Some callers will have their questions answered live on the air.
In addition to the show, people with questions for Dr. Samadi can also visit his blog, SamadiMD.com. Those who’ve recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer can call Dr. Samadi’s office at (212) 365-5000 for a consultation.
Although Dr. Samadi’s specializations are in urology, oncology, and minimally-invasive surgery, the show will cover a wide variety of health, wellness, and medical topics. These will include women’s health, men’s health, prostate health in particular, men’s and women’s sexual health, and common diseases as well food and exercise.
David B. Samadi was born in 1964 in Iran’s Persian Jewish community. With his brother, he fled Iran’s volatile religious and political climate in 1979. After a long journey that took him to Belgium and the United Kingdom, Dr. Samadi arrived in the United States, where he completed his high school education. He went on to study biochemistry at Stony Brook University, earn his medical degree from the Stony Brook School of Medicine, and then complete his post-graduate medical education at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.