It is not an easy thing to see a young child go to an operating table to undergo a medical procedure that is likely to take 3 or even 8 hours. But at times, it happens. If it is painful to you, then it is very painful to the parent of the child. But even if you can try to fathom, the pain we feel is not as much as what the child feels. Dr. Saad Saad has seen the pain children undergo for many years in his career. Instead of sitting, he decided to do something. But before looking at what he did, it is important to know who Dr. Saad Saad is.
From Humble Beginnings To A Renowned Pediatric Surgeon
Saad Saad was not born a medical doctor. No one does. As a child, Saad was born in Palestine. Shortly after he was born, Saad Saad together with his seven siblings and their parents moved to Kuwait. It is here that he spent a larger part of his childhood. Later, from such a humble beginning, he could be an accomplished pediatric surgeon who not only operates on children but also work towards medical invention that would help reduce pain in children before and during surgeries.
After attaining the age of attending university education, Dr. Saad Saad moved to Cairo, Egypt. While here, he took a medical degree. He graduated with a Second Honors Degree in Medicine. Shortly after his graduation from Cairo University Dr. Saad Saad moved to England. While here, he got hands-on as a recently graduated medical doctor. The experience he got while in England motivated him to move to the U.S.
It is in the U.S. that Saad decided to take up a further study in his field. This time, he decided to center on Pediatric Surgery. After a short period, he completed the requisite points thus graduated as a pediatric surgeon. But he would not be recognized until sometime in the future after undergoing rigorous examinations as required in the U.S. upon satisfaction, he was formally certified as a pediatric surgeon.
After working as a pediatric surgeon for many years, Dr. Saad Saad was solely interested in how to reduce the pain that his patients undergo before or during a surgical procedure. He thus came up with the following two inventions: