Dr. Saad Saad is a newly retired pediatric surgeon. His prestigious career spanned almost half a century and allowed him to help countless children in need of medical attention.
Along with medical attention, innovative ideas and self-sacrifice that Dr. Saad passed on to his many patients, he also passed on words of wisdom and encourage whenever possible. Words he lived by and also taught his children to live by.
Dr. Saad begin life in Palestine during the turbulent 1940‘s. His family was forced to re-locate and start a new life when he was a young child. The first re-location was soon followed by a second move to Kuwait where his father, a skilled petroleum mechanic, would able to work and support his family.
Dr. Saad spent most of his childhood in Kuwait where he attended school and listened to the valuable advice his father gave to him; get a good education and you can do anything and be anybody in this world.
That seed of advice was planted and took root in young Saad Saad’s heart. A hot summer day and heat stroke led him to pursue a career in medicine so he could always work in the cool environment of the operating room.
Fatherly advice and a heat stroke helped a Palestinian refugee become an acclaimed pediatric surgeon. He freely tells his story to encourage others to pursue their dreams. Here are some timely Saad Saad advice topics that can be applied to anyone’s life.
Don’t Accept Anything But The Success You Seek
Dr. Saad set a goal for himself on that hot summer day in Kuwait when he suffered a heat stroke. He never gave up until he reached that goal. He graduated from medical school, with honors, as the salutatorian and became an innovative pediatric surgeon who always worked in the cool environment of a hospital operating room.
Never Wait Until Tomorrow To Accomplish A Task You Can Do Today
Saad lived by this rule and was able to make the most of every day. It helped his use his time efficiently and achieve a higher level of success. He became a U.S Board Certified pediatric surgeon, soon after he became the pediatric surgeon for the Saudi Royal Family as well as any child in Saudi Arabia who needed a surgical procedure performed.