Doctor Saad Saad was given the magnificent opportunity to work for the Saudi Royal as a pediatric surgeon and this was simply because of his ability to speak both English and Arabic and being a board certified pediatric surgeon in the US and at the time he was the only individual with capable of all three at once. Working for the Royal family in Riyadh were 4 and a 1/2 years that he would never take back and thoroughly enjoyed with his family. Although he was one of eight children in a household, all these kids became success stories as one became a teacher, two earned Master Degrees in Engineering, two earned to PhD’s, and three are surgeons showing that education and upbringing truly are the keys to success for family. Learn more: https://doctor.webmd.com/doctor/saad-saad-md-3d5f8ce5-a764-4c86-b201-e50ec51cd7f2-overview
Dr. Saad Saad had received his MD from Cairo University in Egypt and was ranked 2nd in his class. He went on to complete his residency in surgery and Pediatric surgery and is now board certified in pediatric surgery. Even though keeping your surgical license is difficult requiring continuous practice and the passing of an extremely hard exam every 10 years he has been able to keep this up while also becoming a respected surgeon.
Some of the respect that Dr. Saad Saad has received was due to his work that landed him a spot in a world class scientific journal as he educated others on how to treat the youngest baby to ever be admitted with aneurysm. He successfully operated the surgery on the baby and gained much notoriety. He has been called to work at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital where he is asked to perform both extremely simple and extremely complex surgeries and due to his work has landed him a spot on the Chief of surgeries confidant list where they often come to him for protocols and his opinions on whether a surgery should be performed or how it should be done. The assistant chief of the hospital trusted Dr. Saad Saad at some point to perform surgery on his son.
Dr. Saad Saad spoke about how he came from an extremely poor family and that the family expectations of him were medical school, which was not an option or choice, but mandatory as being a part of his household.
Within Saudi Arabia and throughout many hospitals he also helps service not just the rich, but also the poor. Serving them who have the most needy and complex pediatric conditions. Dr. Saad Saads upbringing and background established within him the thought that all people are equal and need the same opportunities. The traits that he values most are kindness, honesty, hard work, and a treating all children regardless of differences the same. He has gone on countless missions to different areas in the world to perform free surgeries on poor children as an opportunity to serve the poor by giving them his very best especially when they were at their very worst.