Meet Dr. Saad Saad: As a world-renown pediatric surgeon and innovator who has saved the lives of children who have been affected by the wounds of war.

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For a world-renown doctor, Dr. Saad Saad, being a patent holder, genius innovator, and pediatric surgeon has propelled him over the years to a most desired medical practitioner in the U.S., and in the Arab world.


Now retired from his practice as a pediatric surgeon and a physician in New Jersey, Dr. Saad Saad was an inventor and a distinguished person who received many accolades from his peers, patients, and also the head of countries. Dr. Saad Saad has had an impressive work resume during his 40 plus years of doing severe surgeries on the youth: His group was from infants to teens. Dr. Saad Saad has been recognized as a board-certified pediatric surgeon by the prestigious American Board of Surgery.


Dr. Saad Saad’s did many years of surgical and physician’s practice in Eatontown, New Jersey. Dr. Saad Saad has done many pro bono surgeries and had also agreed to do eight medical missions to Jerusalem, which he completed. Over the years, Dr. Saad Saad performed many operations (pro bono) in Palestine as well as the U.S. Some of the children that were brought from Palestine to the U.S. had been suffering from significant wounds due to war. Dr. Saad Saad applied many ingenious methods to these children who had rare issues, and other kids who could not be treated with advanced surgical techniques in specific Arab countries.


I addition to doing pro bono work in Palestine, Jerusalem, and the U.S., Dr. Saad Saad, and his family was asked to live in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Saad Saad was the first pediatric surgeon (board-certified) living in America that was bi-lingual — speaking both Arabic and English. Dr. Saad Saad impressed the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia as well. Dr. Saad Saad was permitted to live in the Saudi Kingdom with his family for more than four years. Saad did medical work and taught his techniques beginning in 1985.


Dr. Saad Saad remarked that staying in Saudi Arabia was a positive life experience for Saad his family. Saad gave lectures concerning surgical techniques and medical knowledge to surgical organizations in Saudi Arabia.


Because of his world-renown pediatric surgical skills and pro bono work, Dr. Saad and his family were able to meet many influential people, worldwide. Some of the countries Dr. Saad Saad visited were Sweden, Denmark, Ghana, Canada and the United Kingdom.


Even though Dr. Saad Saad has done a bulk of his surgical work in the U.S., Dr. Saad Saad earned his degree in medicine in 1971 in Egypt from Cairo University’s School of Medicine. Dr. Saad Saad graduated at the top of his class with honors; he also addressed his class by giving the commencement speech at his graduation. Learn more:


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