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How Thorough Do You Know the Celebrity Doctor David B. Samadi?

The journey of Dr. David Samadi dates back to Iranian Revolution in 1979 which made him and his brother leave his Persian Jewish community for Belgium and were separated from their parents. The revolution happened when he was 15 years and his brother Dan was 12 years. Away from their home, Iran, Dr. David, and Dan were forced to begin a life that they were not used to where they missed the presence of their sister, Heidi, and their parents.

The dream of David has always been to be a doctor hence he worked hard to achieve his goal. 6 months after their move to Belgium, the two brothers moved to north London and finally migrated to America in 1984 where they did their high school and consequent studies. Their life started taking shape when they came to New York, the United States where they excelled more in school especially in Sciences. Dr. David Samadi finished his first year with honors at Stony Brook School of Medicine by 1990.

Samadi later enrolled for his Master’s Degree at S.U.N.Y Stony Brook School of Medicine, New York and by 1994 he graduated. In 1996, he completed his postgraduate degree at Montefiore Medical Center and joined Albert Einstein College of Medicine for proctology training. Four years later, he completed the oncology fellowship majoring in proctology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. And over the years, Dr. David Samadi has been focusing on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, bladder cancer, urologic diseases, and kidney cancer. This is very common diseases that are disturbing the minds of many, no wonder; many celebrate Dr. Samadi for his services.

Dr. David Samadi is one of the few unique surgeons in the United States who is specialized in Urologic Oncologic discipline who have been trained in all the three major areas of surgery which includes robotic, open and laparoscopic. He serves Medical Advisory Board at PinnacleCare International as an active member. He has founded Robotic Fellowship Program of Mount Sinai where he also serves as the Director.

Definitely, such a doctor and surgeon have received numerous awards and recognition from various magazines like New York Magazine which named him in the Best Doctor’s Issue in 2009. Besides him being a doctor, he is also a host on Fox News Channel of Sunday Housecall program which comes weekly. He also has a radio program called World Health News on am970 radio where he educates his listeners on matters of health.

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Dr. Mark Holterman: A Multifaceted Man of Medicine

When thinking of doctors it is easy to think of the perks, the nice house, generous salary, and respect that come with being a doctor. Dr. Mark Holterman certainly is a well-respected physician, graduating from Yale University with a major in biology and earning both a Ph.D. and an MD from the University of Virginia. He has a wide presence in several medicine-related organizations and is well respected as a pediatric surgeon. However, as a doctor, he goes above and beyond the normal demands of the white coat.

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In previous positions, he was the surgeon-in-chief at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital as well as Attending Pediatric Surgeon at Rush University Medical Center. He still holds regular classes at the University of Illinois College of Medicine where he has been a member of teaching staff for 10 years while continuing to practice. He also has taken on the position of CEO of Mariam Global Health, an investment firm providing a crucial foundation to science and health technology researchers as they bring their advancements to a global market. This is a prime example of a multifaceted, dutiful health provider!

 

But at the end of the day, a doctor’s job is saving and improving lives (https://www.behance.net/MarkJHolterman). On and off duty, Dr. Mark Holterman gives back to his patients and to the community, setting him apart from other colleagues and bringing him lasting recognition. An avid volunteer advocate, he is known for his support of many charities, including International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam, which provides training and support to Vietnam professionals. He played a key role in the founding of the Hannah Sunshine Foundation, a developer of cutting-edge restorative treatments for children with rare diseases, while still actively practicing in the state of Illinois (Doctors.HealtGrove). With over 29 years of experience, Dr. Mark Holterman uses the latest in treatments to save arguably the most vulnerable population of patients, the nation’s children.

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