Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine and raised in Kuwait. He attended Cairo University in Egypt where he obtained his medical degree more than 45 years ago. After attending his internship program in the United Kingdom, Dr. Saad Saad moved to the United States where he began his practice as a pediatric surgeon. He comes from a family of eight children and has been married for over 42 years. He has a wife and four children. Two of his children as trained surgeons; one is a lawyer and the other one an ICU nurse.
Dr. Saad Saad has extensive experience in pediatric surgery and is currently based in Eatontown, New Jersey. Throughout his career, Dr. Saad Saad has performed thousands of successful surgeries and gained enormous experience in the field. He has come up with various innovations including two patents under his name. His pediatric surgery work became popular and attracted the attention of people from all over the world including the Saudi royal family and several humanitarian groups. Dr. Saad Saad has also received numerous awards as a result of his exemplary work in the field of pediatric surgery.
Dr. Saad Saad medical missions in Palestine
Dr. Saad Saad has conducted several complex surgeries in Palestine. To start with, in the year 2002 he was approached by the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF). PCRF was started in 1991 to help take care of the medical needs of Arab children in the Middle East. The organization was looking for a doctor who could perform an operation on a 15-year old who had been suffered gunshot wounds. Doctors in Israel had tried to rescue his life but to no avail. That is when PCRF contacted Dr. Saad Saad and the boy was sent to the United States. Dr. Saad Saad was able to perform the surgery in 2003 and successfully delivered the child out of danger. Learn more: https://angel.co/saad-saad-2
There are other several surgeries that Dr. Saad Saad undertook in Palestine. For instance 2010 he operated performed another complex surgery of a child who had her intestines exposed. Doctors in Palestine and Israel had tried to find a solution to the problem for 18 months but were not successful. It was at that point that PCRF decided to send the child to the United States to be operated by Dr. Saad Saad. Upon arrival to the U.S, Dr. Saad was able to operate the child and helped her regain her normal life.
As a result of his great work in the field of pediatric surgery in Palestine, Dr. Saad Saad has received two awards. In 2010 he was awarded the Humanitarian Award by the PCRF. In addition, in 2015 during one of his medical missions in Palestine, Dr. Saad Saad was awarded the Gold Medal of Palestine by the Palestinian president, Mr. Mahmoud Abbas.