Dr. Saad Saad is amongst the most influential and accomplished pediatric surgeons in the United States and has nearly five decades of experience in the field. He has completed his studies in medical science from Cairo University and completed his internship from the United Kingdom. Dr. Saad Saad moved to the United States after completing his internship in the United Kingdom where he did his residency in pediatric surgery. He is a board certified pediatric surgeon in the United States and has performed a wide variety of challenging surgeries over the years. In the past couple of decades, some of the surgical procedures that he has performed have become a norm in the field. Dr. Saad Saad is also the inventor of a couple of surgical devices that he has patented.
He has served as the co-medical director as well as the chief surgeon at the K Hovnanian Children Hospital. Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine but later moved to Kuwait, where he was raised and studied. Surprisingly, one of the reasons why Dr. Saad Saad chose to become a doctor was his affinity towards air conditioning. As Kuwait used to be very hot and humid around the year, he wanted to choose a profession that would let him stay in the air-conditioned environment around the year. In an interview, Dr. Saad Saad mentioned that his mentor and inspiration is Dr. H Biemann Othersen who taught him to become a pediatric surgeon.
Dr. Saad Saad says that the future of medical science looks bright as genetics is playing a very important role in finding a cure for chronic illness and helping patients with cancer. He says that research is playing a very crucial role in the field of science and is essential to help bring ideas to life. Dr. Saad Saad says that staying organized is one of the most helpful traits for him that lets him stay disciplined. Dr. Saad Saad says that few of the habits that help him stay focused during complicated surgeries is sleeping well, having nice breakfast before the surgery, and not allowing loud music in the surgery room, and no personal talks during the time of operation.
Dr. Saad Saad passed medical studies with honors and said that coming from a low-income family left him no choice but to work hard for good grades. He says that people in the community should read the book by Abraham Lincoln as it speaks about equality. Dr. Saad Saad says that one should never procrastinate as it is what would make it difficult for people to achieve their life goals. He has also worked as the chief pediatric surgeon for the Saudi Royal Family in the mid-1980s as he was the only board certified a surgeon in the United States who could speak English and Arabic fluently. Learn more : https://www.doximity.com/pub/saad-saad-md