Dr. Carlo SAAD

Dr. Carlo SAAD is the Head of physiotherapy department at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital (CMC) affiliated with JOHNS HOPKINS International, JCIA accredited, Beirut Lebanon since 2005 after 8 years with the same position at Hayek Hospital.

For the past years, Dr. SAAD was:

  1. Physiotherapist in charge for the basketball Lebanese national team, also member in the Lebanese Olympic committee Doping control officer.
  2. Active member as physiotherapist n many Arabic and Asian championships and sports tournaments organized in Lebanon and other countries.

His academic background as follows:

  • 2016 Doctor in Physiotherapy. Saint Joseph University, Faculty of medicine, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2008 Master Degree; in manual therapy and osteopathy. Saint Joseph University, Faculty of medicine, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2002 Bachelor of Science of Physiotherapy. Lebanese University, Faculty of Public Health, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 2000 University Diploma in Sport’s Physical therapy. René Descartes University – Paris 5, France. And Training at the INSEP (Institut National de Sport et d’Education Physique), Paris, France
  • 1998 Bs of Physiotherapy from the ISPM, jounieh
  • Teaching physiotherapy courses at the ISPM then LGU since 2003.
  • Jury member of thesis, practical and theoretical exams.

Responsibilities and tasks at the OPTL since 2012 :

  • International affairs and public relations secretary at the Lebanese Order of Physiotherapists in Lebanon.
  • Member of the professional issues working group in the European Region of WCPT
  • Dr SAAD participated on his personal level and officially represented the OPTL in many general meetings, congresses and Conferences of the followings organisations:
  • World confederation for Physical Therapy W.C.P.T
  • European Region ER-W.C.P.T.
  • Fédération Internationale des organisations de Physiotherapeutes Francophones F.I.O.P.F
  • Congrès International Francophone pour les Etudiants en Physiotherapy et Kinésithérapie C.I.F.E.P.K
  • Arab Confederation for physical Therapy A.C.P.T
  • Guidelines International Networking Conference G-I-N
  • Member of organizing committee for congresses in OPTL.
Dr.-Carlo-Saad

Public relation and International affairs Secretary
international.affairs@optl.org
Phone: +961 3 329799