Dr. David Samadi is a doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer and uses less invasive treatments and laparoscopic surgeries for prostate cancer.

Dr. David Samadi’s education is substantial and includes studies in Belgium and London before coming to the United States to complete high school in Roslyn, New York. He received his degree in Biochemistry at Stony Brook University, his M.D. from Stony Brook School of Medicine in 1994, his postgraduate training in urology at Montefiore Medical Center and proctology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1996 and Montefiore Medical Center in 2000. He then attended Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, completing an oncology fellowship in proctology in 2001, then robotic radical prostatectomy fellowship at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in France in 2002.

Dr. David Samadi’s first work experience was at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, then Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in 2007. In 2013, he went to Lenox Hospital in New York, and is the Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery and a professor of Urology at Hostra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Dr. David Samadi has written various articles in the New York Daily News. One recent article explains about questions women ask about menopause. Many women don’t know what to expect at the time of life when they go through menopause, usually somewhere between the ages of forty-five to fifty-five, the most common age being fifty-one. Genetics play may play a role, and it’s not unusual to experience hot flashes, weight gain or vaginal dryness. Bone density may also decrease, which can lead to osteoporosis; therefore, calcium rich foods, extra vitamin D and exercise, especially with weights is very important.

Another article Dr. David Samadi wrote is about behaviors of sexually healthy men. He gives the following eight steps on how to take care of men’s sexual health and prevent problems as they age:
1. Regular Exercise
2. Eat Healthy Foods
3. Practice Kegel Exercises
4. Get an Annual Checkup
5. Cut Back on Alcohol
6. Stop Smoking
7. Learn How to Deal With Stress
8. Never Do Illegal Drugs

Dr. David Samadi is a highly skilled surgeon who will hopefully continue his great work for many years to come, because of his training, knowledge and expertise in urologic diseases.

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How Dr. Scott Rocklage helps small business be the best that they can be

Dr. Scott Rocklage is not like your average venture capitalist and startup investor. He doesn’t come from a strictly financial background, instead, he brings over 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to better help his company 5AM Ventures identify the best small startups in the medical field.

After having joined the company in 2003 the company has seen incredible success investing in dozens of innovative medical technology startups.

With over 30 patents under his belt in more than 100 peer-reviewed publications issued to date, Dr. Rocklage has a proven history when it comes to the development of new medical technology and pharmaceuticals.

After having done all this on his own, he realized just how many excellent ideas out there were not being recognized and not being sufficiently invested in. This is why his work at 5AM ventures is so important to him.

In addition to his work as an investor, he helps his companies do the best they can be by serving as a consultant. His experience has taught him many things which he now shares with the companies he invested.

Most notably, he lets clients know that they should not be afraid of measured risk-taking. He believes that individuals control their own future, and just like any other science you can be nearly certain of the outcome with the right data and measurement.

He finds that medical scientists forget the state of driven approach out of fear for the unknown reality of business when they had nothing to fear in the first place. Read more: Scott Racklage | Bloomberg

He also encourages business owners to think carefully about the people that use to work with. He believes that most of his missed opportunities where the result of not working with another person.

At the same time, he emphasizes that people have a certain fundamental nature that is hard to change; entrepreneur should not expect an employee or partner to change, even in the face of criticism or performance review.

When stuck with a difficult partner, it is often best that does entrepreneur moves on and separates from this partnership.

Dr. Rocklage and the companies he invested have shown proven success time and time again under these rules. Even if your business is not in the medical field, it’s safe to say that these rules can guide you all the same.