Dr. Saad Saad is a doctor who gained international recognition over the course of his career. He is most known for bring a new wave of innovation to the medical community. After growing up in the middle east, he set up a practice in the United States. His unique background was the perfect fit to become the sole doctor to the prince of Saudi Arabia at one point. Dr. Saad Saad is currently retired in the New Jersey area. In a recent article on the website Chronicle of Week, Dr. Saad Saad recounts a few of the highlights of his career.
His legacy includes performing 3 critical surgeries on children. The first was referred to him by the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund in 2002. It was a 15 year old child who was flown to the United States to be treated for a gunshot wound. The next child came in 2010, with an exposed intestines from the middle east. Lastly in 2013, Dr. Saad Saad was sent another child who had his legs paralyzed from a bomb. In all 3 cases, he performed the life saving operations successfully.
Following the initial surgery in 2003, Dr. Saad Saad was invited to go back to Palestine to help children locally. He accepted the offer and cited several personal reasons for doing this. First, provide services to the underprivileged people whom don’t normally receive high level treatment. Second, teach the locals how perform the operations on their own. Lastly, boost the local economy. All 3 of these reasons would help boost the area in the long term, and keep his legacy alive. Dr. Saad Saad went on to earn numerous awards, in addition to revolutionizing medical produces with two new inventions.
It can not be understated just how huge Dr. Saad Saad’s impact was on the international community. He treated those in the United States and in the middle east as if they were equal. He believed medical treatments should be available to everyone. His time under The Saudi Family and helping everyday kids in the region left an impact like that inspire them for decades to come. Dr. Saad Saad’s career is one that will be remembered by many in the future. Learn more : https://medium.com/@dr1saadsaad