Newswise — July 1, 2013 – 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.