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The Life of Dr. Saad Saad and His Many Contributions to Society

Dr. Saad Saad is not only a USA board certified pediatric surgeon with a highly distinguished 40-year career in pediatric surgery, but also a family man who has raised four well-adjusted and highly successful children, two of whom are doctors, one of whom is a lawyer, and another of whom is an ICU nurse.

Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine in the late 1940’s but was raised in Kuwait along with his seven siblings by a father, who was a skilled petroleum mechanic. In high school, Dr. Saad Saad set his mind to becoming a doctor.

The incentive that swayed Dr. Saad Saad into this career path was being able to work at a place with air-conditioning. To achieve his goal of becoming a doctor, Dr. Saad Saad traveled to Egypt to study medicine at Cairo University, where he graduated 47 years ago with honors and second in his class.

Dr. Saad Saad believes that the best $100 he spent in his life was to purchase an airline ticket from Cairo, Egypt to Beirut, Lebanon to take the ECFMG exam, which he handily passed and which made possible the doing of his medical residency in the United States.

45 years ago, Dr. Saad Saad immigrated to the United States, after completion of an internship in Great Britain, to do a residency in surgery and pediatric surgery.

From Dr. H Biemann Othersen, arguably the greatest pediatric surgeon the U.S. has produced, Dr. Saad Saad learned to be kind, honest, and hard-working and, more importantly, to treat all his child-patients the same irrespective of their race, religion, mental or physical capacity, and social economic status. Thereafter, Dr. Saad Saad applied for and successful became a USA board certified pediatric surgeon after handily passing all the required tests.

During his long and noted career, Dr. Saad Saad has performed thousands of highly complex pediatric surgeries in the course and scope of his employment as well as providing numerous destitute children with free necessary surgeries, some of which were performed during the eight Medical Missions he made to Jerusalem. Read more: Dr. Saad Saad Medical Missions | Chronicle Week and Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Saad Saad has also had the honor of serving as pediatric surgeon for the children of Saudi Royal family. Dr. Saad Saad is also a firm believer in the value of research and how it can lead to results. As a result of this belief, Dr. Saad Saad set aside some time out of his busy schedule to do some research on how he can improve some common existing medical devices.

The result of this research is two patents, one for an anti-fogging endoscope and another for a readily locatable catheter. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Saad Saad served as the Surgeon-in-Chief and the Co-Medical Director of K. Hovnanian Children Hospital in New Jersey.

During his long and noted career, Dr. Saad Saad has performed thousands of highly complex pediatric surgeries in the course and scope of his employment as well as providing numerous destitute children with free necessary surgeries, some of which were performed during the eight Medical Missions he made to Jerusalem.

Dr. Saad has also had the honor of serving as pediatric surgeon for the children of Saudi Royal family. Dr. Saad Saad is also a firm believer in the value of research and how it can lead to results. As a result of this belief, Dr. Saad Saad set aside some time out of his busy schedule to do some research on how he can improve some common existing medical devices.

The result of this research is two patents, one for an anti-fogging endoscope and another for a readily locatable catheter. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Saad Saad served as the Surgeon-in-Chief and the Co-Medical Director of K. Hovnanian Children Hospital in New Jersey.

Learn more about Dr. Saad Saad:

https://www.crunchbase.com/person/dr-saad-saad
https://health.usnews.com/doctors/saad-saad-96652