Dr. Saad Saad’s Contributions to Pediatric Medicine

Dr. Saad Saad is a pediatric surgeon who has had a prestigious career in medicine. He is currently in retirement after 47 years of service. Dr. Saad Saad has made significant contributions in the field of pediatric medicine in the course of his career. One of Dr. Saad Saad’s main goal in pediatric medicine is to make it easier and safer to perform procedures on children. To this end, Dr. Saad Saad developed several new procedures. One procedure developed by Dr. Saad Saad eliminated a previously requisite second incision, while at the same time produced the same result. With the development of this new procedure, over two thousand children were spared a second incision and as a result the possible complication that may have resulted therefrom.

In addition to developing new procedures, Dr. Saad Saad also devised two new improvements to existent medical devices. The first new improvement Dr. Saad Saad devised was to the endoscope, which has been met with broad acceptance and is currently being used by doctors across the globe. This improved endoscope has a suction device on the end to remedy the problem that endoscopes tend to get fogged-up as a result of bodily fluids. The second new improvement Dr. Saad Saad devised was to the catheter. This improved catheter has an integral electromagnetic location device in the end to allow doctors to detect the location of an inserted catheter with a hand-held device, eliminating the need for the use of X-rays and MRIs. This improvement to catheters spares children of unneeded exposure to harmful X-rays and eliminate the need for large MRI machine which are neither portable nor practical.

Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine but was forced to relocate, like so many other Palestinians, due to the establishment of the country of Israel. The country that Dr. Saad Saad and his family relocated to was Kuwait. It is precisely in this country that Dr. Saad Saad first applied himself to studying as a result of his father’s instilling the need to pursue a high education if he desires to respect, and where Dr. Saad Saad committed himself to becoming a pediatric surgeon as a result of having suffered a heat stroke, which convince him to find a calling that provided him with the luxury of an air conditioner.

Needless to say, Dr. Saad Saad achieved his goal of becoming a pediatric surgeon. Even better, Dr. Saad Saad became a U. S. Board Certified Pediatric Surgeon after immigrating to the United States. This accomplishment coupled with the fact that he was fluent in Arabic and English made a prestigious opportunity available to Dr. Saad Saad–Pediatric Surgeon to the children of the Saudi Royal family. Dr. Saad Saad advice to everyone is as follows: “reaching your goals in not impossible if you insist on it.” Learn more : https://www.doximity.com/pub/saad-saad-md

 

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