Dr. Habba is an outstandingly trained gastrologist in Summit, NJ, and was the first to explain “Habba Syndrome.” In August 2000, this new thing was published in the American College of Gastroenterology Journal. He pioneered the theory of IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome as a wastebasket diagnosis and a collection of different entities instead of a true single medical condition. In 2011, this theory was issued in the Medical Hypotheses journal and in 2012 by another journal in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.
With almost four decades of vital contributions to the health care industry, Dr. Habba has attained professional success as a physician within the state of New Jersey. Experienced and dependable, Dr. Habba treats patients with numerous stomach problems, including irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea, gallbladder disease and abdominal pain. In addition, he treats heartburn and a range of inflammatory bowel diseases, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Saad Fuad Habba MD, has completed graduation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and for more than 34 years he has been practicing Gastroenterology and medicine. At Overlook Medical Center he is the consultant physician and at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ he was leader of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is at present doing private practice as a gastrologist in Summit, New Jersey.
Dr. Habba has also published and presented in twenty six international and national medical journals and symposia and wrote a chapter in Conn’s Current Therapy textbook of Medicine. In 1987 he was granted a U.S. patent in Methodology of Liver Regeneration.
Dr. Habba has made national and international radio and television appearances, with his most recent being on the Discovery Health Channel in addition to the NJ TV program, 12 To Your Health. Some other honors he has received during his long career include:
- Received from UMDNJ the Distinguished Achievement Award
- Received a commendation from Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey
- Received a special medical achievement citation from the president of the New Jersey Senate
- Being acknowledged with frequent recognition awards by the New Jersey Medical Society
- Serving as an expert witness in Gastroenterology for the State of New Jersey
How Dr. Habba can assist?
No patient can ask for a more well-informed doctor in regards to gastrointestinal conditions. When you feel that something is not right, he’s the man you want to speak to. From gallbladder disease to GERD, he’s recognizable with a variety of problems and what to do about diagnosing, preventing, and treating them. Some diagnostic processes he provides include colonoscopy and endoscopy, and he assists patients feel comfortable. Gastroenterology conditions that Dr. Habba assists his patients with include:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s)
- Habba Syndrome
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Habba Syndrome
- Diarrhea & Chronic Diarrhea
- Abdominal Pain
- Gallbladder Disease
With his decades of experience and wide-ranging credentials, there is no question that he is a master of his field and one of the best sources of professional assist that patients and experts alike can turn to for help with gastroenterology and its associated conditions.