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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
131 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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November 29, 2016

Exceptional doctor. Easy to talk to, takes whatever time is necessary - not rushed, warm.

November 08, 2016

Dr O was the best and I give him 100% Kind ,Caring

November 01, 2016

Excellent Care Provider, Cares About His Patients, Explains The Best Procedures So You Understand That's What He Will Be Doing During Surgery. I PERSONAL WOULD TRUST DR. OMAR AWIAS WITH MY LIFE.

October 27, 2016

very good experience.

October 18, 2016

Dr Awais is the best thoracic surgeon in the Upmc system. I had the privilege of working with him in the or at mercy and he is great!

October 13, 2016

dr Awais is a true professional. very knowledgable and excellent surgeon

October 13, 2016

Dr Awais was very easy to talk with, very professional and made me understand about my condition with all the options to correct my problem.

September 27, 2016

Dr. Awais and his staff are the best. They have been fantastic throughout the five years I have been a patient.

September 20, 2016

I waited 1 hour in the waiting room and 1 hour in the exam room before I was seen by the Dr. This is unacceptable.

September 20, 2016