Dr. Saad Saad was born in a big Palestinian family. They have to move to Kuwait after Israel launched a series of invasion, and they had to adapt to their new home. He has seven other siblings who were all professionals – three surgeons, four engineers, and one teacher.
His own decision was to become a doctor, and he traveled all the way to the Cairo University in Egypt to fulfill his goal. He graduated second in class, and immediately went to the United Kingdom for his medical internship. After he finished his internship, he moved to the United States, and he managed to receive his USA Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery.
Living in the United States was a dream-come-true for Dr. Saad Saad, and he used his time in the country to develop inventions that would allow the surgeons to do safer operations and other surgical procedures. Learn more about Dr. Saad Saad: https://www.doximity.com/pub/saad-saad-md and https://medium.com/@dr1saadsaad
He has been involved in thousands of surgeries, and his experiences made him a better surgeon. He was also tasked to become the Co-Medical Director and the Surgeon-in-Chief at the K Hovnanian Children Hospital and the Hackensack Meridian Health Care System.
After retiring from hospital work, he dedicated his time traveling around the world and helping the people who are in need of medical assistance. Dr. Saad Saad traveled to Jerusalem eight times and provided free medical services to the Palestinian people. Dr. Saad Saad met a lot of influential people during the time of his service at the hospitals in the United States.
He considered Dr. H. Biemann Othersen as one of the greatest mentors, who also happens to be his friend. Dr. H. Biemann Othersen was the one who trained him to become a surgeon, and the values that his mentor left him made Dr. Saad Saad a better person. Because of Dr. H. Biemann Othersen’s belief and perspective in life, Dr. Saad Saad learned how to deal with everyone despite their differences.
Dr. Saad Saad is also a big fan of scientific research, and he stated that the results of the hard work performed by the scientists today would benefit the people in the future. His ideas were later turned into inventions, and he is hoping that it would help a lot of doctors and surgeons around the world.
He has two patented medical inventions – an electromagnetic catheter, and an endoscope. He developed the two instruments to make it easier for the doctors to take care of their patients, and he is proud to say that these inventions were the product of his extensive and careful research. Read more: When a Child Swallows a Foreign Object – Advice by Dr. Saad Saad
The Palestinian doctor keeps on bringing medical services to those who could not afford to visit a doctor, and he has been considered as a savior by those who he has already visited and treated.