Dr. Saad Saad is a seasoned pediatric surgeon and he actually served as the personal pediatric surgeon for the Saudi Royal in the 1980s. He was chosen because he is was the only board-certified pediatric surgeon who spoke English as well as Arabic at the time. It was an amazing experience, and he lived in the city of Riyadh for nearly five years as he fulfilled his duties are their surgeon.
Dr.Saas was born in Palestine and grew up in Kuwait. He has seven siblings, and many of them went on to pursue medical careers. He earned his degree from the Cairo University in Egypt and completed his internship in England.
He is the first to perform pediatric surgery on the youngest baby with an aneurysm to have the surgery done, and his operation was published in a scientific journal so that other surgeons all over the world could study the procedure he followed. Since the surgery was successful, it is hoped to be duplicated.
Dr. Saad Saad believes that everyone should have access to the care that they need and he has performed surgeries for the royals as well as the very poorest. He has fulfilled four Medical Missions in the United States and eight Medical Missions to Jerusalem as well as the West Bank in order to perform free surgeries on children who would likely not otherwise have received treatment.
Dr. Saad Saad has also developed numerous pediatric surgical procedures and has patented two of is inventions. He created a catheter that could be inside the body without the use of a scanning machine and an endoscope that has a self-contained suction that clears fluid and keeps the view clear. His inventions have made it much easier for surgeons to perform their surgeries and makes it possible for fewer complications to arise.
Because of his efforts, a Surgical Residency Program has been made possible for Saudi students as well. Because of this students are now able to stay home in Saudi Arabia while they obtain their surgical training rather than having to travel abroad.
Dr. Saad Saad is currently retired and lives in Red Bank, New Jersey. Before he retired, he was the co-Medical Director of K Hovnanian Children Hospital and Surgeon-in-Chief.
The Doctor has an amazing life story and is living proof that if someone from such humble beginnings can become as successful as he, then anyone has a shot at a better life. He has used his perseverance and determination to gain an education and the experience needed to become a reputable and capable surgeon and had transformed many lived because of it. Dr. Saad is inspiring and has a lot of good with his gifts. Learn more: http://www.jerseyshoreuniversitymedicalcenter.com/jsumc/newseventsandclasses/pressreleases/Press-Release.cfm?customel_dataPageID_2021=495087