Dr. Saad is a native of Palestine and grew in Kuwait. He was born in a family of 8 children. Three of them became surgeons, two Ph.D., two more had Master Degree in engineering and remaining one is a teacher. Dr. Saad studied his medical degree at Cairo University in Egypt. He took his internship in England after which he immigrated to the United States. Since then, Dr. Saad has templated two inventions and established many new pediatric operation techniques. Dr. Saad has so far performed eight Medical Missions to Jerusalem offering free compound surgeries on unfortunate kids. He was the Surgeon-in-Chief and co-Medical Director of K Hovnanian children Hospital based at Hackensack Meridian Health Care System before retirement.
In an interview, Dr. Saad said that he wanted to become an engineer in his childhood. He later changed his dream after realizing that engineering would expose him to high temperatures of Kuwait where he grew up. Saad thought of a career which would enable him to work indoors with air conditioning available. He settled on becoming a surgeon so that he would be working in an air-conditioned operating room.
Dr. Saad recognizes Dr. H Biemann Othersen as his mentor. He remembers him for training him to become a pediatric surgeon in Charleston, SC. Dr. Saad added that his mentor taught him to be honest, hardworking and kind. He also learned the behavior of treating all children equally regardless of their race, religion, physical or mental abilities, or financial status. Dr. Saad was very excited by how genetics are helping in impacting people’s capability to realize, counteract and cure chronic diseases like cancer. He believes that through research can help overcome many medical challenges that people face.
Dr. Saad recognized that his organization of doing things leads to his productivity. He is more efficient and avoids procrastination of assignments by making sure that he organizes his daily program. Saad also believes in fate and considers that its only God who knows about each person’s destiny. In preparing the surgery, Dr. Saad used to have two main preparation steps; he first studied the patient’s Medical Record and established what type of operation procedure he would plan to do. Secondly, Saad used to review the steps of the surgical method that intentioned to perform. He mostly used the latest operative pediatric surgical textbooks. Dr. Saad was always against personal talking in his operating room, barred any loud music and ensured he had a peaceful night sleep and took enough breakfast before taking surgery. Learn more: https://health.usnews.com/doctors/saad-saad-966528
Dr. Saad has an affiliation with hospitals like Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch Campus, Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. He was a specialist in General Surgery and Pediatric General Surgery.