The Medical Journey Of Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Saad Saad

Dr. Saad Saad is a renown surgeon based in Eatontown, New Jersey with other offices located in Forked River in New Jersey and Toms River, also in New Jersey. He graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in Thoracic and Pediatric Surgery. He is 72 years old and has been practicing medicine for more than 42 years.


Dr. Saad has worked with different hospitals such as Clara Maass Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center. He is presently connected with Meridian Pediatric Surgical Associates in New Jersey. His expertise has made him popular amongst his Doctor colleagues, humanitarian groups and royal families which gave him the opportunity to perform successful surgery on many patients during his career.


Dr. Saad is popular for his role in the resuscitation of Palestine children whom he performed operation on in the United States. Dr Saad was contacted by an NGO called Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF). The organization which was founded in 1991, needed the medical attention for children who have severe injuries in the Middle East.


There was an incident of a 15 year old, who suffers a gunshot wound with complicated injuries that couldn’t be treated in his country. He was flown to the United state by the PCRF organization for proper medical attention. Dr Saad was contacted for the operation which took him about seven good hours, The operation was successful in the end.


In 2010, The PCRF sent a girl who was born in the Middle East, with her intestine outside her stomach to the United States to be operated by Dr Saad. The Doctors in her country has been struggling for months to help the child, but didn’t succeed. Upon her arrival in the United States, Dr. Saad was able to cover up the entire exposed abdominal area. The Surgery lasted for hours and in the end was very successful.


Fast forward to 2013, the PCRF organization brought another boy who was hit by a bomb in Gaza Strip and as a result got paralyzed in the leg. All he needed was a nerve transplant to help him walk again and play soccer which he was passionate about. Dr. Saad is not a nerve doctor, but he was able to get a qualified one to help the boy get back on his feet. The boy got the nerve transplant, and he was able to use the paralyzed leg to walk and play soccer afterwards. Learn more:


Having impressed the PCRF organization with numerous successful surgery of patients assigned to him, the organization decided to fly him down to Palestine to help more kids who need medical attention. He was in Palestine in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2015 respectively. He was able to treat quite a number of kids with severe injuries in the country.


Dr. Saad has two awards to his name. He was given the Humanitarian Award by the the PCRF in 2010. He was also awarded by the Ministry of Health for his humanitarian services.


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