Dr. Saad Saad is a pediatric surgeon who has a wealth of experience treating children. For well over 40 years, Dr. Saad Saad has devoted his life to helping children who came to him with various conditions and illnesses requiring his skills and expertise. Dr. Saad Saad came to the United States after having completed a medical internship in the United Kingdom.
Prior to that, Dr. Saad Saad studied medicine in Egypt at Cairo University. Before embarking on a medical career, Dr. Saad Saad was a Palestinian refugee residing in Kuwait. Presently, Dr. Saad Saad is enjoying life as a retiree, a much-deserved retirement considering how much he has achieved in his illustrious career as a pediatric surgeon. Learn more about Dr. Saad Saad: https://www.doximity.com/pub/saad-saad-md
Dr. Saad Saad even patented two medical inventions to solve some issues presented by two frequently used existing medical devices.
Dr. Saad Saad’s first patented medical invention is a catheter that is equipped with an integral electromagnetic location identification device.
This catheter contains two wires and a coil with magnetically permeable material in its tip which lights up the doctor’s external hand-held locating device the doctor uses to sweep the patient’s body when it is perpendicular to the tip of the catheter.
Dr. Saad Saad’s catheter has the potential of doing away with the need for harmful X-rays and wieldy and impractical MRI machines in locating the location of inserted catheters.
Dr. Saad Saad’s second patented medical invention is an endoscope with an attached suction and irrigation device for sucking bodily fluids that fog-up the device and irrigates it for visibility purposes. Dr. Saad Saad’s endoscope does away with the need to take out the endoscope so that the liquid fogging the device may be vacuumed away.
Even in retirement Dr. Saad Saad is still concerned about the welfare of children and makes a number of suggestion to mothers of infants. Dr. Saad Saad suggests that they eat healthy diets, drink only moderately, exercise several times a week, and don’t smoke.
As for the health of their infants, Dr. Saad Saad suggest breastfeeding them and making that gets enough sleep. Also, Dr. Saad Saad is concerned about two illnesses that are particularly dangerous to infants—the common cold meningitis.
As such, Dr. Saad Saad advises that if an infant exhibits symptoms associated with these illnesses to seek immediate medical care.