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With a father who was a doctor with his own practice, Dr. Mark McKenna developed an interest in becoming a doctor from an early age. In his mind, he thought that the professional was glamorous and being a doctor would mean financial stability for life. However, when he was attending Tulane University pursuing a medical degree, he came to the realization that like any other profession, financial stability is a constant struggle in the medical industry as well. So he decided to venture into real estate while still pursuing his degree.

McKenna and the real estate industry

Mark established the McKenna Venture Investments company which was a real estate development company. In order to raise income for the company, he took a job doing medical check-ups in a local prison regularly. Eventually, he graduated and became a doctor. He began working with his father while still partaking in real estate on the sidelines. Dr. Mark McKenna later lost interest in the medical industry after five years in the business and decided to concentrate on real estate fully.

Mark was doing well in real estate until 2005 when the Hurricane Katrina Struck and devastated his business. Despite the million dollar losses that he suffered, he decided to help the community rebuild their homes and received subsidies from the government. Eventually, he decided to turn to the medical industry again.

Dr. McKenna and the medical industry

McKenna combined his entrepreneurship skills and medical knowledge to launch ShapeMed, an aesthetic clinic. Dr. Mark McKenna thrived in the business and managed to grow the company from a single clinic to a series of clinics which he sold to Life Time Fitness Inc. With the money from the sale, he launched OVME.

About OVME

OVME is a medical aesthetic business that that allows clients to order their aesthetic based orders via an app with the same name. The OVME app creates a connection between customers and the best medical professionals in the field of aesthetics. Currently, Dr. Mark McKenna is dedicated to the Wellness and Aesthetic business. He plays the role of Chief Executive Officer of OVME which is pronounced ‘off me’

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Dr. David B. Samadi, M.D. is a global leader in the field of treating prostate cancer. He is known for his leadership in pioneering men’s health in the field of urology, where he is board certified. Male patients come from across North America to work with him in the diagnoses and treatment of several issues men may face. These issues include prostate cancer, bladder cancer, multiple urologic diseases as well as kidney cancer. In addition to treating diseases and various types of cancer, Dr. David Samadi specializes in working with men in various verticals that improve their quality of life, such as improving sexual function and reducing incontinence.

To date, Dr. David Samadi has performed more than seven thousand prostate surgeries by using a robotic method and he is also highly sought after for his treatment that utilizes Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy, a minimally invasive treatment that has become exceedingly popular in the past several years. Currently, he works at Lenox Hill Hospital where he serves in the prestigious role of Chairman of Urology as well as Chief of Robotic Surgery of Urology. Prior to working at Lenox Hill, he successfully held the positions of Chief of the Division of Robotics in the Urology Department as well as the Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery in specifically the Urology Department.

While Dr. David Samadi is best known for his work in laproscopic surgery, which many people turn to due to the fact that it is so minimally invasive and has a shorter recover time with less chances of complications, he is also one of the very few urologic Oncologic surgeons in the country that is also trained in open surgery as well as robotic surgery. The fact that he is certified in all three primary areas of surgery has given him an edge that allows him to easily pivot his treatment recommendations, as well as showing his focus to being one of the best surgeons in the urology field in the country. Dr. David Samadi is highly passionate about staying up to date on the latest technology available and believes greatly in using the revolutionary da Vinci system. This surgical system is designed to give surgeons incredible dexterity and a greater field of vision during a procedure, allowing them to be incredibly precise at every turn.

Dr. David Samadi was born in Iran, where he grew up in a close Persian Jewish community.

Dr. David Samadi’s Social Media: www.youtube.com/user/RoboticOncology