Dr. Saad Saad Advanced Pediatric Surgeon
Pediatric Surgeon Expertise
Dr. Saad Saad is an established medial professional who specializes in pediatric surgery. Majority of his encounters are with children who have foreign objects stuck in their esophagus. Dr. Saad has over 40 years experience in the medical industry with specific practice in pediatric surgery. Throughout his tenure as a surgeon, he has helped over 1,000 children. This is significant considering the procedure is potentially life saving. With all of this successful medical experience, Dr. Saad Saad has a wealth of knowledge and enjoys extending his expertise to the medical industry. Dr. Saad Saad is considered a leading expert in the field.
Children are often very curious at a young age, everything is new to them. Unfortunately, this curiosity can lead to children swallowing foreign objects which can get stuck in their throats, either the wind pipe or food pipe depending on the size of the object. Luckily, Dr. Saad Saad has expert advice for this occurrence. He advises that it can cause further harm to stick a finger down the throat to retrieve a foreign object when it is swallowed. If the child is young, age 6 or below, the Heimlich Maneuver is the best bet to remove an object stuck in the windpipe. However, when object becomes stuck in the food pipe or windpipe, surgery may be required. Dr. Saad Saad has many methods to tackle certain issues and has even created a procedure to decrease invasiveness and it has proven successful.
Throughout his tenure as a expert in the field, Dr Saad Saad has identified trends and certain objects which pose a greater risk and occur more frequently than others in his practice. Batteries are one easily swallowed object which pose the greatest health risk. In addition, peanuts are also easy to swallow and can get lodged in the windpipe. With 40 years experience, Dr. Saad Saad has seen many random objects that have been swallowed by his patients. One of the largest objects Dr. Saad Saad has had to remove from one of his patients was a toothbrush. The patient insisted that they had not swallowed anything abnormal but was experiencing tremendous abdominal pain. A simple x-ray proved Dr. Saad’s suspicion that something was indeed swallowed. His expertise is extremely valuable to the medical industry.
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