About Me

As a family medicine physician, I place a strong emphasis on preventative health, women’s health, mental health and pediatrics. I take a comprehensive approach to care and pay close attention to the unique needs of each patient. I work with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and I encourage my patients to ask questions and actively engage to ensure the best outcomes.

To fulfill my infinite passion towards a healthier community, I spend my time learning about different populations, current clinical guidelines and community resources. My goal is to translate my efforts into promoting health literacy and public health to help as many people as possible.

My favorite part about working at Ohio State is the opportunity to teach doctors-to-be on a regular basis in the clinic. There’s nothing better than teaching and advocating on both ends of the spectrum – providers and patients. I also enjoy the collaborative atmosphere that Ohio State nutures. I work with a dedicated team of clinicians who provide excellent care and help to create a true patient-centered home.

When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading novels, cooking and observing nature.
Highlights
  • Presented a poster on ‘Impact of Low Back Pain in Women is Different’ at the Cleveland Clinic Women’s Health Conference for Primary Care, 2018
  • Presented on the positive effects of longitudinal clerkships for medical students at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 2018
  • Active in women's health research and currently working on improvements in care for women of childbearing age who are experiencing low back pain
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Arabic

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History


Saint Claire Regional Medical Center
8/30/2011


Christiana Care Health System
9/30/2008


Christiana Care Health System
10/31/2009


University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
6/30/2013


University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
6/30/2015

MBBS
Jordan University of Science and Technology
6/30/2006


Princess Basma Teaching Hospital
7/31/2007


Endocrinology Associates, PA
9/30/2009

MPH
University of Kentucky College of Public Health
12/20/2013

Academic Information

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine
11/21/2015

My Department

Family Medicine

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

223 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.7 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.5 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.8 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.7 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

    Very, very good.

  • Reviewed on May 29, 2019

    Dr. Al-Sad is great and has been attentive to my need, and communicative through MyChart.

  • Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

    My provider was quite attentive to my concerns. Offered practical and useful advice. Pertinent to my health concerns. This is just the second visit I have had with this care provider - I will be able to provide a thorough assessment after several more consults -

  • Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

    I am very pleased with the care Dr. Al-Sad provides.

  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

    Everyone was great!

  • Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

    Doctor was excellent! She took great care, diagnosed my problem quickly and correctly, and did a thorough exam. She also shared suggestions and educated me. She's so personal and has great communication skills. What an access to OSU!

  • Reviewed on Mar 12, 2019

    wonderful

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2019

    Same experience as with her nurse! They work as a wonderful team. Additionally, she goes above and beyond to understand me & my health beyond physical conditions. She takes the time to find the "why" instead of simply treating the "what" and creates a treatment plan around the whole of my health. As I continue to try to improve my health, she provides encouragement instead of emphasizing the negatives and shaming those failures (which other providers have done before I came to OSU).

  • Reviewed on Mar 04, 2019

    Extremely thorough. Didn't feel she was rushing through. Felt like we are partners.

  • Reviewed on Feb 08, 2019

    No bad exp.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Al Sad has reported no relationships with companies or entities.