Dr. Saad Saad is a Palestinian-born pediatric surgeon who has served patients in the United States for many years. He finished off a medical internship in England after receiving his medical degree from Cairo University in Egypt with honors. Once he came to the U.S., he finished his residency in pediatric surgery and surgery and has gone on to become very well known for his inventions in the field. The doctor recently retired but was serving the K Hovnanian Children Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Care System as its co-medical director and surgeon-in-chief before his retirement.
Dr. Saad Saad is excited about the way that studying genetics has begun to reveal new ways to treat, prevent, and understand cancer as well as other chronic types of disease. He believes that research is very important and has admitted that research led him to creating two of his greatest inventions. Read more: Dr. Saad Saad Medical Missions | Chronicle Week and Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon
One of these is a catheter with a magnetic device on it that allows it to be found easily. The other is an endoscope extension that allows surgeons and doctors to clean the endoscope while it is inside the human body rather than having to constantly take it out in order to do so.
Dr. Saad Saad feels that he has been a more productive entrepreneur due to his level of organization. This has made him a more efficient entrepreneur who does not procrastinate. He writes down the most important tasks of the day for him to get done in his planner and tackled the toughest of these early on. He also meditates to help keep him focused.
Dr. Saad Saad has called Dr. H Biemann Othersen the best pediatric surgeon in the United States. He was trained by the doctor and indicated in an interview that he was his greatest mentor. Dr. Saad Saad revealed that Dr. Othersen is the one that taught him to be kind and honest and to treat every kid he serves the same, no matter what their religion is or the color of their skin.
The doctor’s favorite book to read is any book that features president Abraham Lincoln. He looks up to Lincoln because he saw every person as equal.
Dr. Saad Saad first knew he wanted to get into the medical profession during his high school years. He was going to a Kuwait high school and was working in 110 degree weather during the summertime. Before this, he thought he would end up working in construction like his brothers did but realized that he would rather work indoors where it was cooler. He made his mind up back then that he would become a surgeon who was able to perform surgeries in operating rooms that were air conditioned.
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