Dr. Saad Saad – A Surgeon With A Sense of Humor

About Dr. Saad’s Background

Dr. Saad Saad is originally from Palestine. He received his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine. His residency in General Surgery was at UMDNJ – University Hospital (New Jersey). His educational honors includes graduating salutatorian in med school. His medical career spans over two decades. He is known for his sense of humor and down to earth personality. In addition to his medical certification, he has a strong aptitude for engineering; by which he has patented three medical inventions to his credit.


His certification in Lebanon was life changing and allowed him to train in the United States. He had an internship in England and moved on to the United States to receive his Pediatric Surgery certification from the United States, with a specialty in Pediatrics. He has been Surgeon-in-Chief and Co-Medical Director of the K. Hovnanian Children Hospital in New Jersey. His medical career has allowed him to create new surgical techniques and serve the Saudi Royal Family as their Pediatric Surgeon.


Career Growth and Charity

While serving in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Saad had the opportunity to serve and meet some of the top professionals in the medical field from the United States and the United Kingdom. It was during his service here he gained extraordinary opportunities to perform surgeries on the youngest baby with an aneurysm. His saving of this baby can be found in in a scientific journal with a worldwide notability and is used as a teaching tool. Not only did Dr. Saad perform surgery on the noted nobility of Saudi Arabia, but he was also able to help save the lives of those unfortunate and without funds for surgical needs. Mose of these pediatric patients would have serious conditions that required extreme skills.


Dr. Saad’s medical career has also allowed him to learn from his extensive career; that technology is the future in medicine. Being an engineer has helped Dr. Saad to make his innovative projects a reality. He has created and patented medical technology that is currently used today by doctors around the world. Some of his inventions include the following:



  • New Catheter Design – His patented catheter is used for a multitude of functions. But the main reason for its creation is tracking. Dr. Saad’s design functions as a tracking device without a need for an x-ray to locate and place the catheter. This design is used in pediatric and adult cases.


  • Suction Endoscope – AKA as The Visual Suction/Irrigation Rigid Endoscope. This surgical device is Dr. Saad’s second created medical design. Endoscopes are used to view the inside of patients body through the nose, throat, or any open cavity. His device has an anti-fog port with a suction-irrigation. This allows clearing the area and flushing the are feature along with giving surgeons the ability to view within without an obstructions. This device is used by many physicians and surgeons today.



In addition to his inventions, he created a surgical residency program in Saudi Arabia. During his stay he noticed a need for Saudi students to learn and hone their surgical skills. With his connections from working with the Royal Family and the backing of the Royal College of Surgeons in England, his residency program and certification is now up and running in his home land of Saudi Arabia. Here medical students will receive their certification from the United Kingdom. Dr. Saad shows no signs of slowing down. He is constantly looking for new and innovative ways to improve the treatment of patients. His engineering savvy will surely continue to enhance medicine in the future. Learn more: https://www.doximity.com/pub/saad-saad-md

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