During Dr. Saad Saad 40-plus-year career as U.S. Board Certified pediatric surgeon, he not only performed his duties as such exceptionally, but he also frequently took time out of his busy life to go on missions of compassions both within the country and abroad.
Dr. Saad Saad made twelve total missions of compassions, eight of which were to the Holy land, either to Jerusalem or the West Bank, to perform required medical procedures on poor children who would otherwise not have been able to afford to undergo these essential surgeries.
Moreover, Dr. Saad Saad also managed to find time out of his busy life and career as a pediatric surgeon to invent two practical medical inventions, both of which are patented.
Dr. Saad Saad’s first patented medical invention is a catheter whose precise location within a patient’s body can be located with an external locating device, which is used by the doctor to sweep the patient’s body.
When the external locating device is perpendicular to the tip of the catheter, which has two wires and a coil with magnetically permeable material built-in, outlet voltage is produced that lights up the external locating device.
Currently, there is one company that is showing interest in mass producing Dr. Saad Saad’s detectable catheter. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon
Dr. Saad Saad’s second patented medical invention is an endoscope that has suction and irrigation capabilities to remedy the common occurrence of endoscopes becoming fogged-up by liquids in the body during the performance of various medical procedures.
Dr. Saad Saad’s enhanced endoscope is so effective in solving the previous problem of endoscopes becoming fogged-up that it is currently in mass production and used by doctors throughout the world.
Despite the fact that Dr. Saad Saad currently enjoys being retired from his career as a U.S. Board Certified pediatric surgeon, children continues to tug at his heartstrings and he therefore offers health advice to mothers with infants.
Ensure that infants get sufficient amount of sleep and breastfeeding infants is beneficial to their health and wellbeing.
Dr. Saad Saad also advises that if an infant is showing signs of either the common cold or meningitis to immediately seek medical care as these two illnesses have proved to be highly dangerous to infants.
Dr. Saad Saad was born towards the late 1940’s in the country of Palestine. However, when Israel became a country Dr. Saad Saad and his family became Palestinian refugees.
Dr. Saad Saad is a medical school graduate of Cairo University, one of Egypt’s most prestigious medical school.
Before retiring, Dr. Saad Saad served as the co-director and surgeon-in-chief at the K Hovnanian Children Hospital.
Dr. Saad Saad also had the honor of serving the Saudi Royal Family for several years back in the !980’s as their personal pediatric surgeon.