Dr. David Samadi, a celebrity doctor, is now deemed a master of robotic oncology. As the chairman of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, Dr. Samadi is trusted with some of the most challenging cases in urology and surgical procedures for urology. As the Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Samadi often performs laparoscopic surgeries, believed to be the best option for a less invasive approach. Because he is an expert in open traditional surgery and laparoscopic, he is now an expert in robotic prostate surgery. What has led to his appointment as the best surgeon to pick for prostate cancer, is his dedication to research on early detection of cancer. His astounding follow-up has also made him a favorite, dedicated to choosing a treatment path immediately following, as well as his careful treatment.
All of these aspects of his expertise have made him a highly regarded option in his field. During the life of his career, Dr.Samadi has also won numerous awards and recognition for his practice of medicine. The New York Magazine voted him the best doctor in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015. He was also awarded as the most compassionate doctor in 2010. 2011 .and in 2013. One of his most prestigious recognitions yet, was for the vote for him to be named among America’s Top Doctors for Cancer during the years of 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Dr. Samadi has been awarded many times for various aspects of his career, but winning the Patient’s Choice Award is what makes him the most proud. He proudly claimed this award in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and in 2013.
There are many reasons that people choose to seek out the expertise of Dr. Samadi, but those who are celebrities or in high pressure industries know that he’ll get to the root of their diagnosis as quickly as possible. As a board certified uro-oncologist and surgeon, he is highly sought after for helping people get through the process quickly. Arming his patients with as much information as possible has aided his patients in their ability to have successful outcomes.As a urologist, Dr. Samadi works with patients in all aspects of urology including kidney and bladder diseases and cancer, as well as minimally invasive treatments. He is of Persian-Jewish descent, and came to America in the late 80’s.
Eric Lefkofsky, along with his company, Tempus, has raised $70 million in funding, which is more than was raised in both 2015 and 2016 combined. Tempus is a top ten Chicago tech startup that looks to change the way that cancer is treated. Cancer, fundamentally, is a disease that occurs because of gene dysfunction, and in today’s world it is so widespread that almost everyone either knows someone who has been effected by it or has suffered from it themselves. What Tempus is doing is creating the world’s largest database that evaluates large amounts of clinical and genomic data looking for patterns. What sets Tempus apart from other companies is its ability to take the data it has analyzed and offer physicians solutions through software that can speak their language. Investors are eager to see what Tempus’s capabilities are, and Eric is happy to be part of a company that has such potential to help the very real people who are suffering from cancer.
Eric Lefkofksy is an American entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of the tech company, Tempus. At Tempus, Eric has worked to build an operating system that provides physicians with the data they need to help treat individual cases of cancer. Eric is also a part of Lightbank, which is a venture fund that focuses its investments on disruptive technologies. Related to this, Eric is an author that wrote the book “Accelerated Disruption: Understanding the True Speed of Innovation,” which is all about disruptive technologies and how people can take advantage of using their ideas to disrupt current industries.
Eric Lefkofsky earned his Juris Doctor while studying at the University of Michigan Law School and greatly values education. To this end, he supports many different educational initiatives that help out his community and the world, at-large. Among some of these are After School Matters, The Success Project, Young Chicago Authors, and Teach for America. On top of helping out in the education field, Eric, along with his wife, have started the Lefkofksy Family Foundation, which raises money for a spread of different charities. The charities they donate to work to help people in the arts and culture sector, the medical community, and with fundamental human rights organizations and initiatives.