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Omar Awais, DO



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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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 Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

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April 19, 2016

I am very confident that Dr Omar Awais will do everything in his power to achieve the best health outcome for me.

April 12, 2016

Excellent service on both sides, with the doctor and office staff. very helpful, explained what procedure I had to have done. what was going on with my health. I feel so comfortable and safe with Dr. OMAR Awais as my care provider.

February 18, 2016

Excellent always

February 11, 2016

Dr. Awais spent a considerable amount of time with me discussing my current health condition and also what would be done during my endoscopy the next day.

January 19, 2016

Dr. Awais is fantastic! I am so fortunate to have him as my surgeon.

January 14, 2016

saw Dr. Thursday for follow up, decision when to operate. Called Friday .with decision to operate next Wednesday, and have arrangements made for family to stay.. Got called back Friday.

January 12, 2016

My experience with Dr A was great. He is a careing man And I felt confident in his ability to help me through my illness

November 24, 2015

Dr Awais is excellent. He listens and talks to you as if you are a valued member of the family. My entire family has met him and respect him as a doctor and as a person. After my procedures they were amazed at how he took time to answer questions and explain my situation and did not rush away. Anytime I needed to have a follow up appt a additional dilalation. The staff has been outstanding. Truly one of the best practices i have seen and dealt with.

November 24, 2015

I hope nothing with doctor Awais team ever changes they are great. The fact I am traveling back and forth from ft. Myers florida to see him should tell you everything.

November 12, 2015

all good

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