A trained surgeon, urologist, and teacher, Dr. Saeid Shamsian enjoyed a long and productive career in medicine. His specialties included the surgical and medical treatment of benign prostatic diseases, radical prostatectomy, and treatment of malignancies in the bladder, prostate, and kidneys. Additionally, he treated male impotency and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Shamsian received medical training from the College of Medicine at the University of Tehran, as well as from the Pahlavi Cardiovascular Center and Maimonides Medical Center, a nonprofit hospital based in Brooklyn, New York. He also underwent training in open heart surgery with the Heart Institute of Iran.
An active contributor to his field, Dr. Saeid Shamsian published numerous papers on topics that include post-bypass urological complications and primary testicular lymphoma. He served as an associate professor at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and taught medical residents at Harlem Hospital Center and North Shore University Hospital. He maintained membership with the national and New York sections of the American Urological Association and earned a Fellowship with the American and International College of Surgeons.
A seasoned practitioner of urological surgery in many of its forms, Dr. Saeid Shamsian served as an attending physician for Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital, New York Methodist Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Long Island College Hospital. In addition to instructing residents in urology at these facilities, Dr. Shamsian performed major cancer surgery on a variety of urological organs, including the bladder, prostate gland, and kidneys. He also treated benign disorders such as kidney stones, infections, and trauma.