Dr. George Abi Saad

Consultant in General Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery

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In the realm of surgery, few names resonate with the breadth of expertise and dedication as Dr. George Abi Saad. With over 29 years of experience, Dr. Abi Saad stands as a distinguished Consultant in General Surgery and Laparoscopic Surgery, blending innovation with precision to deliver outstanding patient care. Fluent in Arabic, French, and English, he bridges cultures and communities in his practice.

Holding an MD in General and Laparoscopic Surgery from the prestigious American University of Beirut Medical Center, Dr. Abi Saad’s journey in medicine has taken him across continents. His commitment to advancing his skills saw him complete a Fellowship in Trauma and Surgical ICU at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, USA, enriching his expertise in managing critical care patients with the utmost proficiency.

As a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Abi Saad exemplifies the highest standards of surgical excellence. His role as a Professor of Clinical Surgery and Head of Trauma Services and Surgical ICU at the AUBMC underscores his dedication not only to patient care but to nurturing the next generation of surgeons. His leadership extends to serving as the Chief of Trauma for Region 17 of the COT/ACS-USA and as the President-Elect of the Lebanese Society of Critical Care Medicine, highlighting his influence in shaping the future of trauma and critical care.

Dr. Abi Saad’s surgical prowess is evident in his wide range of specialties. From thyroidectomy and breast surgery addressing both benign and cancerous diseases to complex hernia repairs, his skill set covers the breadth of general and laparoscopic surgery. He is adept in anorectal surgery, excision of soft tissue lesions, and the meticulous debridement and suturing of complicated wounds. His expertise also extends to the treatment of varicose veins, showcasing his versatility in addressing vascular issues.

In the field of laparoscopic abdominal surgery, Dr. Abi Saad excels in procedures such as appendectomy and cholecystectomy, alongside GI surgery interventions including colectomy, small bowel resection, gastrectomy, and hiatal hernia repair. These specialties underscore his commitment to utilizing minimally invasive techniques to enhance patient recovery and outcomes.

Dr. George Abi Saad’s career is a testament to the impact one individual can have on the fields of general and laparoscopic surgery. His dedication to his practice, commitment to patient care, and contributions to medical education and leadership have set a benchmark for excellence. As he continues to advance the frontiers of surgery, his legacy of healing, innovation, and mentorship will undoubtedly inspire countless others in the medical community for years to come.

Doctor Can Help With


Breast surgery (benign and malignant)

Hernia repair, open and laparoscopic

Anorectal surgery

Soft tissue lesion excision

Debridement and suturing of complicated wounds

Varicose vein surgeries

Laparoscopic abdominal surgery





Small bowel resection

Hiatal hernia repair