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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
127 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust St.
Suite 5121
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665
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UPMC South Hills
1300 Oxford Dr.
Suite 1500
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665
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1800 Pine Hollow Rd.
Suite 1A
McKees Rocks, PA 15136
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

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

Education:

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

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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September 17, 2019

It was a new patient appt. It took 2 1/2 hours to see the dr himself. He is very helpful and informative, good listener and explains things very will.

September 10, 2019

Dr. Awais is a very caring doctor and always thoroughly explains things and listens to my concerns. I highly recommend him to friends and family.

September 03, 2019

Everyone was very nice and friendly and I'm looking forward to a great experience treating my condition.

August 22, 2019

doctor Awais is not only a very good doctor, but a very fine man!

August 08, 2019

Dr. Awais is an excellent surgeon. He was recommended to me by a family friend. Best recommendation I've ever received

July 30, 2019

Dr. Awais and his staff are the best doctors that I have. I live about 50 miles from UPMC Mercy and have other doctors.

July 23, 2019

in my opinion this doctor saved my life starting about four years ago and continues to do all in his power to keep me going.

July 11, 2019

i cannot say enough great things about Dr. Awais and his staff. Always so professional and courteous. I am so blessed to be under his care and always know that i am receiving the best care possible. The staff in his office are great-everything is run very professionally and efficient. They are definitely rated a 10 out of 10!!!!!

June 27, 2019

Dr. Awais has improved my quality of life and I would definitely recommend him. I cannot thank him enough for the wonderful care he has provided me over the years.

June 27, 2019

office staff are very helpful and courteous. Dr. Awais is awesome !!! He is a skilled and very talented surgeon and I thank him so much and so often for saving my life!!!!