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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
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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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121 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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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 06, 2016

amazing! so happy with everything that Dr. Awais did for me...he saved my life!:)

August 30, 2016

Dr. Awais is first class in every aspect of a medical professional should be. Wish more were like him.

August 23, 2016

everyone has been very helpful and I feel really safe with my decision

July 26, 2016

none bad all good

July 21, 2016

sensitive,, caring physician

July 14, 2016

Excellent surgeon. Great staff.

July 05, 2016

I was very satisfied and reassured by Dr. Awais' evaluation of my test results and explanation of how he will follow up in January 2017 with an additional procedure to check on any additional recurrence of disease in my esophagus.

June 16, 2016

Dr. Awais saved my life! I could not ever repay this man , Dr Awais is a very intelligent man, he always puts me at ease. It is very hard to put into words the way you feel about a man that saved your life. I will forever be indebted to Dr. Awais. I will never be the person I was before the accident, but I'm Alive!!