The Great Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Saad Saad

Dr. Saad Saad’s Medical History

Two decades ago, Dr. Saad embarked his journey into the medical field after he enrolled at Cairo University. He decided to major in Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery and graduated with his medical degree in 1971. The location of the head offices of Dr. Saad’s current job is in Eatontown, New Jersey. Dr. Saad Saad is an expert thus he is linked to different hospitals which gives him a chance to offer more patients with medical care and services.


His Medical Inventions

A catheter is a medical tool that is commonly used in surgeries to either cure patients or is used as an essential during a surgical procedure. Dr. Saad Saad came up with a modified catheter that works with an electromagnetic device that easily tracks the location of the catheter once put inside a human body. In the old times, X-rays and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) were used to determine the position of the catheter which would lead to harmful health effects due to exposure. The modified catheter is portable and efficient during emergency procedures.


Dr. Saad invented the concept of suction in endoscopes which have facilitated the smooth running of medical operations. An endoscope is a surgical tool known for using optical light to assist the surgeon to look into a human body. It is essential because one can easily avoid a body scan before undergoing surgery.


Dr. Saad has personally used his invention during medical procedures, thus proving the efficiency of the tools and in turn, saving thousands of lives.


Another added advantage of the modified endoscope is that it saves time because it rids the need for re-focusing during a procedure. In pediatric surgery, there are numerous cases involving dangerous items in the human body such as needles. This makes the use of the new endoscope both faster and safer. The reason that medical facilities have embraced the device is that they are pocket-friendly and their efficiency has been proven.


Due to his achievements and incredible inventions, Dr. Saad has received two prestigious awards which include AAP Fellow and ACS Fellow. Learn more:

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