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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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


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

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
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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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April 04, 2017

Provider and staff were very attentive to my questions and provided helpful and informatie answers.

March 30, 2017

as always everything was excellent

March 07, 2017

Excellent, I Would recommend DR. Omar to all my family and friends. I all the faith in the world with him . he did a major surgery on me. it was an excellent outcome.

February 23, 2017

I believe dr. Awais saved my life when I was a patient at UPMC Mercy. This visit was just a follow up to see that things are progressing well.

February 23, 2017

he was very great and probably saved my LIFE dr awais

February 07, 2017

The Awais team is outstanding..cold not get better care.

January 17, 2017

the staff was very good about telling me what was going to happen next. another physician referred me to this provider, Dr. Awais, and he not only contacted me immediately and had his staff get me in to see him quickly but he was thoroughly familiar with the details of my unusual case

January 17, 2017

dr . awais is the best

January 10, 2017

best Dr and best staff I ever encounteredat UPMC.

January 03, 2017

Staff and Doctor where very professional, but the waiting time is absolutely ridiculous. I have waited more than 2 hours every time I go for an appointment.