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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Jameson
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC St. Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
133 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC Mercy Health Center
1515 Locust St.
Suite 5121
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665


Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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March 06, 2018

Dr Awais has my full confidence.

February 06, 2018

very polite wonderful Dr listen very carefully answer any questions you may have

January 25, 2018

dr Awais is an amazing person. I owe my life to him.

January 25, 2018

Dr Awais and his staff have consistently provided me very good medical care, answered all my questions and concerns clearly, and I would highly recommend this doctor.

January 16, 2018

the doctor in question made time to listen to my concerns

January 16, 2018

very patient doctor and very kind

January 09, 2018

Dr.Awais is a highly skilled professional.He will spend time with his patients.

December 14, 2017

I cannot speak more highly about Dr. Awais. In March, 2017, Dr. Awais operated on me for lung cancer. The surgery was very long (over 8 hours) and complicated. The results were very good. I see Dr. Awais on regular 3 month interviews in regard to surgery follow-up. Not only is he extremely dedicated and competent, he is a wonderful, caring and compassionate Doctor who spends huge amounts of time with me to answer my questions and explain what he is recommending and why. Most importantly, he listens to my concerns. Dr. Awais saved my life and for that I am eternally grateful.

December 12, 2017

really like Dr Awais's. very knowledgeable

December 12, 2017

Had to wait a long time from my appointed time