Dr. Adam Saad is double board certified in general surgery and plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. The New Jersey native received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University. He graduated from Rutgers with honors and was a member of the Golden Key national honors society. He attended medical school at Drexel University where he became involved in multiple research projects and in improving surgical education
Dr. Saad completed his residency in general surgery at Drexel University/Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia. While there, he remained actively involved in research and co-authored several
publications. Dr. Saad routinely scored in the top 15% on his in-service examinations.
Dr. Saad continued his training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. While there he acquired a significant amount of experience in microsurgery, especially with regards to the DIEP flap for breast reconstruction which was pioneered at LSU. He learned advanced reconstructive microsurgery of the face and hand and trained extensively in fat grafting with the leaders in that field.
Dr. Saad has published multiple scientific papers in peer reviewed journals including the prestigious Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He has authored several papers on free flaps for breast reconstruction and was invited to present his work at the 2012 American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons annual meeting. He has also used some of the world’s most advanced computerized techniques to aid in complex maxillofacial reconstruction. Dr. Saad presented his research on virtual surgical planning the American Society of Plastic Surgery Senior Residents conference as well as at the Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons where he won the award for best research presentation.
Dr. Saad’s interests include reconstructive microsurgery, craniofacial reconstruction and hand surgery. He has also had extensive experience in all cosmetic surgery procedures of the face and body.
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Dr. Saad is part of a medical family. His father is a pediatric surgeon and his wife, Kelly Willman, MD, is a trauma/critical care surgeon in Atlantic City, NJ. Dr. Saad played soccer and hockey for many years, and still keeps fit working out and lifting weights. He is participating in a Susan G. Komen 3-day, 60-mile Breast Cancer Walk in October, 2012.
As part of a voluntary physician organization, Dr. Saad and his father spent a week overseas performing pediatric surgery.