Dr. Saad Saad is an accomplished pediatric surgeon who has served in the United States and the Middle East as a pediatric surgeon. For the past 45 years, he has helped thousands of children from these regions to get treatment for complex medical conditions. In his entire career, Dr. Saad Saad has never discriminated anyone based on their origin or color. He believes that everything human being deserves to be given the same treatment when it comes to matters of medical treatment.
Dr. Saad Saad is now a retired surgeon, but his legacy will live on for many years to come. One of the reasons why he is such a prominent name in the medical industry is how he has helped the underprivileged children.
In 2002, Dr. Saad Saad was approached by a non-profit organization that is based in Palestine and with addresses the medical needs of Arab children in the Middle East to treat a boy who suffered gunshot woods in West Bank. Read more: Life Lessons from Dr. Saad Saad, Pediatric Surgeon and When Child Swallows Foreign Object – Advice From Dr. Saad Saad
Dr. Saad Saad accepted to offer treatment and the boy flown to the United States where he would receive treatment from Dr. Saad Saad. It took doctors 7-hours to treat the holes in the child’s body as well as other injuries that emanated from the gunshot. In the end, the surgery was completed successfully, and the boy healed.
In 2010, Dr. Saad Saad had another case of a girl born in West Bank who had her intestines exposed outside the stomach. For more than a year, local physicians in Palestine tried to treat the condition to no success. PCRF approached Dr. Saad Saad again and requested him to treat the girl. He conducted a five hours surgical operation that created a cover around the child abdomen.
Again, in 2013, Dr. Saad Saad was involved in the surgery of another child who was paralyzed as a result of severe leg injuries. The boy had survived a bomb explosion in Gaza Strip and not walk on his legs.
The boy who used to have to be a soccer player was confined to a wheelchair until Dr. Saad Saad intervened. The boy needed to undergo a nerve transplant surgery, but Dr. Saad Saad is not a specialist in that field. He, however, assisted in securing another doctor who was qualified to perform the surgery.
After 11 months, the boy was able to work on his legs again and to play soccer. Looking at the accomplishments by Dr. Saad Saad, it is clear that he has been on a mission of transforming the world by using his skills in medicine to boost and make the life of others better. His contributions to the underprivileged children will remain one of his key achievements.
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