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eb-1 secured for renowned physician

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is proud to announce the approval of the petition filed to secure EB-1 classification for renowned physician, Dr. Elie Saad.  Dr. Saad specializes in the intersection of radiology, oncology, and cardiology, with over 16 years’ experience in medical care and research. Dr. Saad possesses extraordinary ability in science, specifically in nuclear medicine and body imaging and their applications in cardiac diseases and oncology. He has a unique skillset and command of a subspeciality of general cardiology that involves the use of radioactive substances and advanced medical imaging modalities in order to evaluate, diagnose, and treat heart conditions, which allows him to operate at the top of the healthcare industry. 

Having accomplished advanced fellowships at a top research institution, Dr. Saad has acquired expert knowledge and techniques in an important field of study. The work Dr. Saad has done is improving diagnosis and follow-up, creating patient-tailored therapy, and potentially changing the management guidelines with the ultimate aim of improving patient outcomes. Dr. Saad has also published numerous articles on this topic and continues to grow his database the has collected for additional future publications. 

Wildes & Weinberg was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner, Leon Wildes.  Nearly three quarters of a century later, the firm continues to concentrate its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International firms, banks, industrial, financial, and manufacturing concerns, as well as law firms in connection with the personnel needs of their foreign national employees.              

In addition, the firm has a distinguished clientele and has done substantial immigration work for performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. Most notable was Leon Wildes’ successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon and his artist wife, Yoko Ono in their deportation proceedings, the basis of which has inspired legislation, and has been portrayed in films, plays, and literary works worldwide.  Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (z”l), as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges, musicians Sinead O’ Connor and Boy George, as well as Former First Lady Melania Trump and her family.                            

Michael Wildes, the firm’s Managing Partner, is also currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey,  is the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door (which draws on over a quarter of a century of his practice in the immigration field),  is an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and several international/corporate law firms.           

Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, the firm has maintained an extraordinary track record for success in its cases. The firm’s litigation group has expanded its efforts in filing Mandamus Actions and other Actions in Federal Courts throughout the nation.                      

In addition, Wildes & Weinberg’s multilingual staff is spread throughout its offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, Denver, Colorado and by appointment only in Los Angeles, California and Tel Aviv, Israel, and are known for their experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.                    

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