For an excellent pediatric surgeon like Dr. Saad Saad, accolades for his medical work and inventions are part of his exemplary career.

Now retired from his practice as a pediatric surgeon, Dr. Saad was an inventor and a man who received worldwide accolades from his medical peers, his patients, and heads of specific nations. Dr. Saad has had an impressive career in his 40 plus years as a Pediatric Surgeon and physician. Dr. Saad Saad is in a class all to himself for his achievements and recognition as a medical practitioner. The American Board of Surgery recognized Dr. Saad Saad as a board-certified pediatric surgeon.


Dr. Saad Saad has done thousands of complicated pediatric surgeries on children — many in the range of infants to pre-teen. Saad’s primary location of practice was in Eatontown, New Jersey. Dr. Saad has done pro bono surgeries as part of his eight medical missions to Jerusalem and many pro bono surgeries on many poor Arab children.


Why did Dr. Saad choose medicine as a career?


Dr. Saad noted that he had contemplated becoming an engineer like a few of his brothers had done. However, he chose to work in the air-conditioned rooms as a surgeon instead of the brutally hot summers of Kuwait. Dr. Saad has used the engineering side of his talents to invent and patent two devices, as well as the medical milieu to be a successful and world-renowned surgeon.


What is Dr. Saad’s Educational Background Like?


Dr. Saad Saad earned a medical degree in 1971 from Cairo University’s School of Medicine in Egypt, and graduated with honors at the top of his graduating class, ranking second. Saad also gave the commencement speech at his college graduation.



How Did Dr. Saad Saad Get To Work For the Saudi Royal Family?


As the only board-certified pediatric surgeon in the U.S. to speak both Arabic and English, Dr. Saad Saad was able to impress the Royal Family of Saudi Arabia for his surgical work to be welcomed to live there with his family for over four years, beginning in 1985.


Dr. Saad Saad noted that his stay in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia turned out to be a very positive experience for him and his family. Dr. Saad was delighted to apply his impressive surgical skills to help some of the Saudi Arabia’s prestigious patients. Dr. Saad Saad was able to gain the trust of the Royal Family. Dr. Saad Saad also provided lectures about his surgical techniques and medical knowledge to a surgical club.


Because of his excellence in pediatric surgery, he and his family have been able to enjoy meeting and visiting people, worldwide. Some of the countries he has been to besides Saudia Arabia and the United States has been Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Ghana, Egypt, and the United Kingdom. Learn more:


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