Defying The Odds, Dr. Saad Saad is A Winner!

Dr. Saad Saad earned his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine 47 years ago and currently is a pediatric surgeon in Eatontown, New Jersey. Since starting his medical career, he has patented two inventions, preformed thousands of surgeries on children, and organized eight Medical Missions to Jerusalem in order to preform surgeries, free of charge, to children whose parents cannot afford to pay for surgery. In addition, he was the Surgeon-in-Chief and the Co-Medical Director of K Hovnanian Children Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Care System.

Dr. Saad was born in Kuwait. While in high school, he made the decision to become a surgeon simply because he wanted to spend is work days in an air-condition operating room, as Kuwait’s summers tend to consists of days over 100 degrees.

Research is vital and leads to results, according the Dr.Saad. He has been researching for most of his medical career and is excited to find how genetics impact our ability to deal with cancer.

A compassionate doctor, Dr. Saad feels that all children should be treated with the same respect, no matter their race or financial status. Dr. Saas places high values on kindness, honesty and working hard. He has practice those characteristics throughout his life. He is also extremely organized and feels organizations is the key to efficiency and helps him to avoid procrastination.

As a proficient surgeon, Dr. Saad has specific rules he follows while in surgery which include not listening to loud music, no excessive talking, and getting a good night’s sleep and eating a healthy breakfast before surgery. He also is adamant to review the patient’s medical history and go over the procedure step by step before each surgery. Apparently, this strategy works, as he has preformed thousands of surgeries in his medical career.

In 2014, Dr. Saad was awarded both the Patient’s Choice Award as well as the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award. These two awards are given to doctors who show the greatest respect and kindness towards their patients. This is a clear example of how well he is thought of and admired by patients of all ages.

Proud father to four children, Dr. Saad has been married for forty-two years. He is a firm believer in God and feels that only He knows the fate of human’s lives. He is proud of his career and accomplishments and feels that reaching and obtaining those goals for your life is not impossible. You just have be persistent and never give up. He is a perfect example of persistence. Who would have thought a poor Palestinian refugee could be a success in the United States of America? Dr. Saad Saad did and he made it happen! Learn more:

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