As a successful inventor and pediatric surgeon, Dr. Saad Saad is a testament to hard work, organization, innovation, and dedication in the field of medicine.

Now retired, Dr. Saad Saad has had an impressive 42-year work history as a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon. Dr. Saad Saad understands that improvement, dedication, and innovation can be an important part of a person’s successful life story.


Dr. Saad Saad has a storied track record that involves performing thousands of pediatric surgical procedures. In addition to his role as a surgeon, Dr. Saad Saad also dedicated his time to making improvements in the medical field.


Part of Dr. Saad Saad’s philosophy is to work on improving existing operations and to adopt new plans of action in his field of expertise. Dr. Saad Saad has been responsible for two patents and also improving on some of the current surgical methods. Dr. Saad Saad filed two patents that involved the use of endoscopes and catheters.


In terms of his educational background, Dr. Saad Saad earned his medical degree from Cairo University’s School of Medicine in Egypt. Dr. Saad Saad is still associated with many hospitals in New Jersey like the University Medical Center and the Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch Campus.


As for the reasons behind Dr. Saad Saad choosing the role of a surgeon for a career, he stated that he had originally thought about becoming an engineer, but he did not want to deal with summers in Kuwait. Dr. Saad Saad also stated that he liked the air-conditioned surgery rooms.


Dr. Saad Saad had specific techniques for staying productive and turning important ideas into tangible things. He said that being organized was a key to his productivity. He also credited productivity as something that kept him from procrastinating about important things that he needed to finish doing.


In regards to specific preparations or routines that Dr. Saad Saad would do to help him focus or to prepare for an important surgery, Dr. Saad Saad said that he would eat a good breakfast the day before performing a surgical procedure. He also mentioned that no loud music or personal conversations were allowed to take place in the surgery room during a procedure.


When Dr. Saad Saad was asked about what made him excited about the future of the medical field, Dr. Saad Saad said that some of these trends in medicine that he is enthusiastic about involve genetics. This area of genetics could hold the key to treating or even potentially curing chronic illnesses as well as cancer.


Dr. Saad Saad was born in Palestine but spent his life as a child living in Kuwait. He is a certified pediatric surgeon by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Saad Saad has also been on eight individual medical missions to Jerusalem where he did many crucial pediatric surgeries, pro bono. Learn more: