Dr. Saad Saad is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who practices out of Eatontown, New Jersey. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has certified him in both general and pediatric surgery. He and his team believe in treating each patient as they would their own daughters or sons and believes the families, doctors, and medical center staff need to work as a team to produce the best results for their patients.
A salutatorian graduate of Cairo University Medical Hospital with honors, he completed his internship in 1972 at the University of Cairo. In 1977 and 1979 he finished residencies at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and the Medical University of South Carolina. In addition to these residencies, Dr. Saad Saad completed fellowships at the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1982 and 1984, respectively. 12 hospitals in the Eatontown, New Jersey area are affiliated with Dr. Saad Saad and he has over 42 years of experience as a surgeon. Learn more: https://about.me/ssaad/getstarted
In 2014, Dr. Saad Saad was presented with two recognition awards from Vitals. These awards were based on the scores physicians and surgeons received on patient rating websites. These two awards are the Patients’ Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition. The Patients’ Choice Award is presented to doctors with almost perfect scores by the patients while the Compassionate Doctor Recognition was based on Dr. Saad Saad’s impeccable bedside manner scores.
In his over 40 years of experience, he has performed thousands of surgeries on children of all ages. Dr. Saad Saad has even created his own patented inventions and surgical procedures. At K Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, Dr. Saad Saad was the Co-Medical Director and Surgeon-in-Chief through the Meridian Health Care System.
Raised in Kuwait, the Palestinian refugee was one of eight children in his family. Dr. Saad Saad is one of three surgeons in the family along with 4 engineers, 2 with Ph.D.s and 2 with Master Degrees, and a teacher. He himself has been married for 42 years with four children. His own children consist of a lawyer, an ICU nurse, and two surgeons like their father.
Before being trained by the renowned pediatric surgeon Dr. H Biemann, he originally wanted to be an engineer as a teenager. Dr. Saad Saad decided to change his career aspirations to a surgeon to almost always work out of an air-conditioned room. He came to this decision after watching his older brothers work in the Kuwait summer heat as engineers.