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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
127 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust St.
Suite 5121
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665

UPMC South Hills
1300 Oxford Dr.
Suite 1500
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Office Phone:
(412) 232-5665

1800 Pine Hollow Rd.
Suite 1A
McKees Rocks, PA 15136
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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October 24, 2019

wonderful Dr. wonderful care. Dr. Awais is very soothing and attentive in his mannerism. I like this non threatening demeanor. Thank you for having such GREAT DOCTORS AND STAFF. It truly is a relief.

October 15, 2019

Dr. Awais is excellent

October 15, 2019

incredibly knowledgeable about my health condition and helped explain what steps needed to be taken and what the possibilities were moving forward to resolve my health condition. Dr Awais was able to schedule my procedure within 3 days and showed a tremendous amount of compassion for my concerns. I really appreciate the care and timeliness the office gave to me. I have a lot of confidence that Dr Awais will take good care of me during this anxious time. I'm very thankful to be in his care.

October 08, 2019

the doctor seemed very nice and knowledgeable about what was going on

October 01, 2019

very good care and advise

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