Curriculum Vitae

NAME: Hanna Abdallah Saadah, M.D., F.A.C.P.

BIRTH: APRIL 24, 1946; Lebanon

CITIZENSHIP: U.S.A. Naturalized in 1981

OFFICE: VA Hospital, Oklahoma City, Geriatrics.

SPECIALIZATION: Internal Medicine, Board Certified in 1974,
                              Infectious Diseases, Board Certified 1976

SPECIAL INTERESTS:

                                    Headache Disorders                                  

                                    Geriatrics
                                    Clinical Sleep Medicine
                                    Psychopharmacology

 

 

EDUCATION: American University of Beirut,1963-1971: B.S & M.D.

University of Oklahoma HSC: Internal Medicine Residency, 1971-74,
                                               Infectious Disease Fellowship, 1974-76
                       Chief Medicine Resident, Presbyterian Hospital, 1974-75

POSITIONS: Initiator & Director of Adolescent Medicine Service,
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1975-77

Emeritus Clinical Professor of Medicine, 2003, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Private Practice of Internal Medicine, Headaches, and Sleep Medicine 1977-2017

Section of Geriatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and VA Hospital, Oklahoma City. 2018-present

 

Honors:

STEWART WOLF SOCIETY AWARD: BEST RESIDENT IN MEDICINE (1973-4)
FIRST ANNUAL CHARLOTTE S. LEEBRAN MEMORIAL JOURNAL AWARD FOR THE BEST SCIENTIFIC PAPER PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF THE OKLAHOMA STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION IN 1980, ( Washed sputum gram stain and culture in pneumonia ).

THE DEAN'S CIRCLE, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 1981

FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS ELECTED 1984

THE FIRST SCOTT STEARMAN - DEEDS OF MERCY - AWARD, A CUP IN HIS HAND, A SCULPTURED STATUE, GIVEN IN RECOGNITION OF THE $17000 GIFTED FROM THE SELLING OF BOOK, LOVES AND LAMENTATIONS OF A LIFE WATCHER, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1988.

MENTAL HEALTH GROUP AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF THE DONATION OF 25% OF THE $ 17000 REALIZED FROM SELLING OF THE BOOK, LOVES AND LAMENTATIONS OF A LIFE WATCHER, TUESDAY OCTOBER 18, 1988

HONORARY CITIZEN OF THE STATE OF EXCELLENCE GIVEN IN 1998 BY GOVERNOR HENRY BELLMAN IN RECOGNITION OF THE POETRY BOOK, LOVES AND LAMENTATIONS OF A LIFE WATCHER, WHOSE ENTIRE PROCEEDS WENT TO OKLAHOMA CHARITIES.

PROMOTED FROM ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR TO FULL CLINICAL PROFESSOR IN 1990, AND TO EMERITUS CLINICAL PROFESSOR IN 2003

APPOINTED TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION BY GOVERNOR DAVID WALTERS, APRIL 23,1992.

Best Doctors in America: voted among the top 5% of the doctors across the country, Slice Magazine, July 2012, Volume 3, Issue 7.

Oklahoma Super Doctors 2013, Distinctly Oklahoma magazine, February 2013

Top Doctor in Edmond, International Association of Healthcare professionals (IAHCP) The Leading Physicians of the World (LPW) 2013 publication www.HannaSaadahMD.lpwonline.com

First American College of Physicians, Oklahoma Chapter, Medical Humanities award for prolific, compassionate, and insightful literary work in the field of Medical Humanities, October 18, 2013.

Don F. Rhinehart, MD Medical Service Award recognizes OCMS members, active or retired, who have demonstrated significant involvement in projects to help improve health care, the community, or the state.  The OCMS Board of Directors have selected Hanna Saadah, MD, as the 2019 recipient.  Dr. Saadah will be presented with the award at the 2019 OCMS Inaugural on Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club.

         Outstanding Faculty Award, 2017-2018, UOHSC, Feb 28, 2019

         Aesculapian Award for best teacher in Geriatrics, Class of 2019

Ceremony - April 25, 2019

         Commencement Address, Graduation, Class 2019, 2019

Ceremony – May 25, 2019

         Outstanding Faculty Award, 2019-2020, UOHSC, January 2020

         Friend of Medicine Award, 2020. OSMA and UOHSC


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