Dr. Saad Saad, a pediatric surgeon who has performed thousands of surgeries during his 40 years of experience, has invented many new procedures and two patented medical devices. These two devices are a new type of catheter that is trackable without radiation and an endoscopy accessory that prevents fog from forming on the lens of the camera that is being used during the operation.
With experience in both engineering and surgery, Dr. Saad Saad has an excellent skill set for the medical industry. Before becoming a pediatric surgeon, Dr. Saad Saad had aspirations to be an engineer like his older brothers. While he greatly respected the talent his brothers had and the work that they were doing, he decided that engineering wasn’t for him as he didn’t want to work in the desert heat of Kuwait like they had.
Dr. Saad Saad is a native of Palestine who moved to Kuwait as a child with his family. While they may have grown up in poverty, Dr. Saad Saad and his 7 brothers and sisters all managed to obtain successful careers in adulthood. In fact, Dr. Saad Saad is not the only medical professional out of his siblings, there are two others surgeons in his family.
Before retirement, Dr. Saad Saad worked at the K Hovnanian Children’s Hospital in New Jersey as both the Co-Medical Director and the Surgeon-in-Chief. During the 1980’s, Dr. Saad Saad was invited to Saudi Arabia to serve their royal family as their pediatric surgeon. He had unique qualifications for this position due to his ability to fluently speak both English and Arabic.
His experiences in Saudi Arabia were unique and he was honored to have the chance to serve the royal family in the capacity of pediatric surgeon. Dr. Saad Saad stated that during his time in Saudi Arabia, he was not only treated with respect but almost like royalty. He was never made to feel uncomfortable during his found and a half years as the Saudi Royal Family’s pediatric surgeon.
Not only did Dr. Saad Saad perform surgery on his patients, he had the chance to give lectures and teach others the knowledge he had about surgery. While he was not working, he was able to visit many other countries with his family such as Sweden, Egypt, Canada, and more. Learn more: https://angel.co/saad-saad-2