Dr. Saad A. Saad, 71 of Red Bank, was charged with second degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child and fourth degree Criminal Sexual Contact by a Monmouth County Grand Jury last week over an incident that occurred while he was examining a 17 year old female patient at Meridian Pediatric Associates in Eatontown on May 1, 2017.
Saad is the Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief at the K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital, according to his practice’s website. He is an attending at five hospitals in Monmouth and Ocean Counties and is an assistant professor of surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The doctor faces five to ten years in a New Jersey state prison if convicted of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and 18 months if convicted of the fourth degree Criminal Sexual Contact charge.
Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni asks that anyone with information regarding these charges or any similar incidents to call (800) 533-7443 to speak with MCPO Detective Michael Magliozzo or Detective Jason Cardamoni of the Eatontown Police Department at (732) 389-7629.
Anyone who feels the need to remain anonymous, but has information about a crime can contact Monmouth County Crime Stoppers confidential telephone tip-line by calling 1-800-671-4400; can text “MONMOUTH” plus their tip to 274637; or, they can email a tip via the website at www.monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com. Monmouth County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of criminals and fugitives.