Dr. David Samadi, along with his family, left home at the age of 15 due to the chaos of the Iranian Revolution. It was 1979 and the experience forced David and his family to seek safety in Brussels.David went on to graduate Highschool in Roslyn, NY with three key goals to live by and strive towards – respect the world around him, study hard, and become a doctor. David’s demanding work would later earn him a full scholarship to the University of New York at Stony Brook allowing him to earn his degree in biochemistry.Dr. David Samadi began volunteering at Stony Brook Hospital’s Emergency room in 1990. A humanitarian passionate about education and health, David continued to volunteer at Stony Brook for four years.
Continuing his thirst for knowledge and his passion for education and health, in 2000, Dr. David Samadi began studying various forms of cancer — prostate cancer, bladder, and testicular cancer to be precise. He later went on to become a member of the American Urologic Association Society of Urologic Oncology.Samadi went on to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York where after five years, he would receive a certificate for being an expert in the field of Prostate Cancer. Thanks to his arduous work, diligence, and passion for continuing education, Dr. David Samadi became the Director of Laparoscopic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian.
In 2007, Dr.Samadi had a breakthrough when he developed the SMART technique. His cutting-edge technique involved adjusting the advanced robotic technique thereby creating a way of sparing the nerves of a patient during a robotic prostate surgery with the result aimed at improving the quality of sex life for patients with prostate cancer. Samadi’s techniques, while utilizes the use of a robotic platform, creates angles of dissection not possible with normal laparoscopic surgical tools.Dr. David Samadi has spent over a decade dedicating his life to medicine and in 2011 he became a contributor to Fox News Health. In 2014 and 2015, he was honored by making the prestigious ‘Best Doctors List.’
The influence of George Soros both politically and financially cannot be gainsaid. He has been very influential since the 1980s and has used his enormous powers to assist in bringing changes to a number of nations all over the world. Soros can be regarded by many as one of the most outstanding investors globally. He is believed to have a net worth of over $25 billion and this places him as one of the richest men in the world. To a greater extent, even today, Soros is very influential in American politics and culture than any other person alive. For over 30 years, he has remains steadfast in his support for democratic values and causes.
Soros as a Philanthropist
Since the late 70’s and early 80’s, Soros has been involved in philanthropic work and through his foundations, has dispersed huge amounts of money to various groups and causes. From $3 million in 1987, Soros had spent over $300 million by 1992 through various foundations in many countries and specifically in Nations in Eastern Europe and central Asia. His Open Society Foundation has a presence in more than 70 nations globally. Soros was born and grew up in Budapest and moved to England in 1947. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and also studied a Masters degree in philosophy. To date, Soros is Chairs his Soros fund management and has achieved great success investments and financial ventures.
From Humble Beginnings to Riches
Soros had a very humble beginning and after fleeing from Hungary, he worked in London as a waiter and railway porter. He got a break when he got employment at a merchant bank where he began his financial career. He relocated to New York and ventured into Wall Street and founded his own hedge fund. Soros is a progressive and a liberal and he has devoted his time to supporting causes that are politically liberal and progressive in nature.
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