Dr. David Samadi, celebrity doctor, Fox News medical expert, TV show host, urologist, philanthropic, father, son, brother and husband are just a few of the titles to describe Dr. Samadi. David Samadi was born and raised in Iran, he is a Persian Jew, who was forced to leave home at the age of 15 with his younger brother, due to the 1979 Revolution. It was a lonely time in the young boys’ lives they missed their parents and little sister fiercely. Because their parents had previously taken care of expenses the boys didn’t have to worry about room, board, and education. They decided the best way to honor their parents was to get a great education. Boty boys made the choice to pursue medicine as their career choice.
When they left home they went to Belgium, London and finally migrated to America, where they both fell in love with the country.David was a great student and was able to complete college at Stony Brooks School of Medicine on a full scholarship. He completed his postgraduate in Urology at Montefiore Medical Center and finished a fellowship under Professor Claude Abbou, his mentor, at Henri Mondor Hospital Creteil in Paris, France.David Samadi proved to continue to be ambitious and was named Chief of the Division of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2007.
In 2010 he was named as the Vice President Chair of the Department of Urology. He is currently the Chairman of Urology at Residency Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.Dr. David Samadi has been written up in numerous magazines including, Forbes, New York Magazine as the Best Doctor, his work has also been published in medical journals. He is widely considered a celebrity doctor and can be seen on Fox News as a medical contributor. He had his own show on Fox for five seasons and now can be found on the weekly airing of “Make America Healthy Again” on http://www.roboticoncology.com/ Dr. David Samadi also host a radio show on am970. He is married to Sahar Danielpour, and they are the parents of one son and a daughter.
Tempus is a Chicago-based startup by Eric Lefkofsky that aims at gathering relevant information about cancer patients and processing it. They believe it goes a long way in helping the cancer specialists as they continue improving the treatment. Recently the foundation registered an interest in sharing their data with the University of Chicago doctors, so as to assist them in curing against breast cancer.Their primary goal is to help the medics in doing molecular sequencing, and some day in the future give results that are reliable and clearer, and hence be able to prescribe improved medication on their patients. Chicago Medicine acknowledged Tempus’ efforts and confessed it was great partnering with them. A professor of human medicine and genetics said that often the doctors have to treat patients without information on their genes, which will now be resolved, courtesy of the partnership with Tempus.
Important Things About Eric and his Endeavors at Tempus
Before founding Tempus where he works as the CEO, Eric had worked in other organizations providing healthcare-related services. At Tempus, they developed an operating system aimed at fighting cancer. He ensures involvement of many doctors from across the world. They analyze the data and brainstorm on essentials that could guide them in improving treatment for their patients. Tempus is the big thing to watch.
The Eric’s Acts of Kindness
Lefkofsky Family Foundation is an organization through which the couple supports people from within the community. It is privately held and has crucial roles to play in their community involvement. Additionally, Eric is a Trustee of Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital, The Art Institute, World Business Chicago as well as the Museum of Science and Industry. He also has several other influential administrative positions in other charitable foundations.
The alumnus of University of Michigan, Law School is an amazing figure with unstoppable zeal. He and his wife, Elizabeth channel so much of their fortune towards cancer-related research. With Tempus, which has already hit the road on the right note, no doubt there are great things to expect. The foundation is projected to grow to levels of dealing with all cancer cases.