Dr. Saad is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, based in Barcelona and with offices also in San Diego and Beirut. His extensive experience and expertise in a broad range of surgical techniques and procedures has helped him achieve recognition across the globe as he works with patients from all backgrounds to meet their precise aesthetic goals.
Plastic surgery is a delicate balance of artistry and science, with a prevailing focus on caring for the patient. Dr. Saad understands and recognizes the value of this intricate relationship, which is why his patients and professional peers alike see him as a top surgeon in his field. His extensive experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, together with a desire to incorporate a combination of science and art into your procedure, ensures you will receive natural results with an emphasis on harmony, symmetry and proportion.
Dr. Saad has earned respect and recognition from peers in his field on an international level, due to his drive, attention to detail, and the ability to create natural, beautiful results for patients of all ethnicities. Patients appreciate his compassionate approach, skill in customizing procedures to their unique needs, and willingness to take the time to discuss their precise concerns and aesthetic goals. Dr. Saad’s aim is to establish realistic expectations of what plastic surgery will do for you, and then meet those expectations with procedures designed to be technically perfect and aesthetically pleasing.
Medical Societies Memberships
Yale Surgical Society
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Member, Education & Teaching Course Committee – ASAPS
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Col·legi Oficial de Metges de Barcelona
American Medical Association
Grants & Awards
“Teacher of the Year”
2016/17 University of California
San Diego Division of Plastic Surgery
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Award for “outstanding contribution in the field of heart and lung transplantation”
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Research fellowship grant:
Title: “Tertiary lymphoid organs in atherosclerotic diseases and their role in host vs. graft rejection in heart transplantation”.
Amount: 40,000 U.S. Dollars
Period: June 2005 – June 2006
Ohse research grant:
Title: “Role of the Toll-Like Receptors in aneurismal diseases.”
Amount: 6,000 U.S. Dollars
Period: December 2005 – June 2006