Press Release

For Immediate Release
Jul 1, 2013
Contact : Maureen Gillespie, Public Relations Manager  
(732) 751-4166
mgillespie@meridianhealth.com

Saad A. Saad, M.D., surgeon-in-chief and co-medical director at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, presents at global pediatric conference

 

Neptune, NJ - Saad A. Saad, M.D., surgeon-in-chief and co-medical director at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, recently presented his abstract entitled Delayed Versus Immediate Appendectomy in Children with Acute Appendicitis: Experience with 526 patients in a Community Hospital at the 13th Congress of Pan Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons & The 2nd International Congress of the Jordanian Association of Pediatric Surgeons.

The conference, held in Amman, Jordan from May 7 through 13, 2013, attracted pediatric surgeons from around the globe, including Egypt, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Dr. Saad presented new surgical techniques, developed at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, to treat pediatric acute appendicitis.   

According to Dr. Saad, “I was honored to represent K Hovnanian Children's Hospital at the international pediatric surgical conference in Jordan. It was a great opportunity to share our hospital’s work with an elite cadre of physicians dedicated to advancing pediatric surgery.”

K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers a comprehensive child-friendly, family-oriented program that includes surgical specialties, dentistry, general surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, ENT, orthopedic surgery and urology.    


About K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center:       
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. With more than 100 specialists, K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital is the largest provider of pediatric care in Monmouth and Ocean counties and the heart of Meridian Pediatric Network.  Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore University Medical Center specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, and women’s specialty services.  For more information about K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.khovnanianchildrenshospital.com.