The Interesting Career Journey of Dr. Saad

Posted by Benjamin on February 27, 2018

Saad grew up in Kuwait but was born in Palestine. He comes from a family of eight children. All other siblings also worked hard and got into good career. About forty seven years ago, Saad attained his medical degree at Cairo University. He passed well and was ranked the second in all the students who graduated.

After completing his degree, Saad relocated to England for his internship. Later, he settled in the USA for his residency. Saad was interested in pediatric so he pursued it until the board of Pediatric Surgery certified him. Apart from his successful career, Saad is also a family man. He is married and has four children. Two children took after him as doctors while one became a lawyer and the other an ICU nurse.

Throughout his career, Saad has achieved a lot in the Pediatric unit. He has invented two innovations and got patents for them. Saad has also created numerous pediatric surgical procedures. So far many children and teenagers have benefited from his abilities. He has performed thousands of complex procedures. Saad is a compassionate surgeon. He has traveled eight times to Jerusalem for medical missions. Saad treated and operated poor children requiring complex surgeries.

Saad knew he wanted to become a doctor when he was in high school. The reason that motivated him was interesting because it was about the weather. Kuwait is very hot during summer and temperatures can really go high. Saad realized that he would not want a job that will make him work outdoors in the hot weather. He decided he was not only going to be just a doctor but surgeon. Working indoors in air conditioned rooms felt comfortable for him.

The career journey has not just been Saad’s effort. Dr. H. Biemann Othersen offered great mentorship and inspiration to Saad. He is the greatest pediatric surgeon in America. Saad learnt under his training and learnt very important lessons from him. Dr. Othersen taught Saad the essence of kindness, honesty and working hard. It was also important for Saad to know that he should treat all children equally despite their backgrounds.

As a surgeon, Saad has made his ideas practical through research. He states that research is important because it always gives results. Anyone who wants to be product must also be organized. You need to identify a chronological way of doing your work. This is how to ensure productivity and that things are getting done. Saad confesses that he had to do well in medical school because he had no choice. He came from a poor family so it was important for him to succeed. Nevertheless, he is glad because of how far he has come. Helping all those children is fulfilling. Learn more:  https://www.crunchbase.com/person/saad-saad