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Omar Awad, MD

Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Awad is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine. Dr. Awad's clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of asthma, sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and various other lung and sleep pathologies.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Jordan University Of Science & Technology (1999)
  • Internship: Al Bashir Hospital (2000)
  • Education: Jordan University of Science and Technology (1999)
  • Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center (2007)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UTMB-Galveston (2004)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UTMB-Galveston (2002)
Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Med/Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine/Sleep Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Omar Awad, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(350)
Overall: 4.9*
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May 20, 2020
very satisfied and happy
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May 19, 2020
I liked the screening process for the virus. They are taking the virus very serious. The doctor gave me choices on my future plan of attack on my condition.
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May 14, 2020
very caring and helpful
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May 13, 2020
Caring, thorough,pleasent!
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May 12, 2020
great physician and staff
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Apr 3, 2020
First time visit, really liked the physician. My mother uses him and talked very highly of him and his bed side care and I agree 100%.
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Apr 1, 2020
Dr.Awad is one of the best
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Mar 26, 2020
Very Good
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Mar 23, 2020
very thorough
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Mar 19, 2020
Dr Awad is great and his staff is always professional and nice.
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Mar 18, 2020
Dr. Owad is a great physician!
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Mar 17, 2020
very professional and thorough
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Mar 17, 2020
Dr Awad is very friendly and conversant. he explains things well and is encouraging. the office staff are great and well organized.
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Mar 17, 2020
Obviously a caring person. Seems to know how best to proceed with my treatment.
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Mar 17, 2020
Dr Awad goes above and beyond to explain things in great detail. He is thorough and really cares. Very informed and great with information technology .
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Mar 15, 2020
Dr. Awad listened and did not rush me when I asked about my concerns over the Corona Virus. He took the time to answer every question.
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Mar 12, 2020
Friendly, concerned for my welfare. Very knowledgeable
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Mar 11, 2020
Doctor is very knowledgeable, engaged, and spends a great amount of time with me. Reviews all documents, shows me the CT Scan before and after and explains what he sees. Fantastic.
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Mar 10, 2020
he has the best and caring bedside manner ever and has a great staff!
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Mar 10, 2020
dr awad explains in a way that is understandable.
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Mar 9, 2020
it was an excellent office visit. Friendly, courteous, professional. prescribed exactly what I needed for relief.
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Mar 9, 2020
wait of a month, plus was worth it
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Mar 6, 2020
Dr Awad is a very caring and personable physician. if feel confident in his care plan for my disease.
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Feb 24, 2020
Great guy, honest, narrow focus only in his specialty
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Feb 23, 2020
He mapped out a good and sensible plan to better understand and address my issue.
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Feb 23, 2020
The best provider for interest in my complete medical condition
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Feb 22, 2020
I have been vary satisfied with all my providers
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Feb 21, 2020
care was excellent
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Feb 21, 2020
Very friendly and supportive
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Feb 20, 2020
listens and explains
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Feb 20, 2020
Dr Awad is very concerned and personable
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Feb 19, 2020
Great doctor
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Feb 19, 2020
one of my favorite doctors
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Feb 18, 2020
good
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Feb 18, 2020
caring. attentive listener thorough in explanations knowledgeable would recommended him to my friends
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Feb 16, 2020
Always enjoy visit with Dr. Awad. He is very caring and experienced. He does a very good job of caring for his patients. I like him very much. it is not easy to get an appointment with him, but he does have a cancellation list which works well. He is taking good care of me.
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Feb 15, 2020
Excellent!!! Friendly, courteous, polite, and knowledgeable!
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Feb 15, 2020
this was my second time seeing Dr Awad. everything we planned during the first visit was accomplished by my visit yesterday. that is amazing. he and his staff are kind and thorough in their exam.
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Feb 12, 2020
Took the time to explain how things worked.
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Feb 11, 2020
Dr. Awad is always prompt, courteous and genuinely glad to see me....willing to discuss anything I ask or propose and offer advice or provide information with regard to treatment etc.
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Feb 8, 2020
Competent; caring.
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Feb 7, 2020
Have been patient 10+ years. Always the best.
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Feb 6, 2020
Dr. Awad was very kind and caring, and I appreciated his friendly bedside manner.
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Feb 6, 2020
Sure like Dr. Awad. Two way communication is easy with him.
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Feb 6, 2020
very pleased with the care I received from the doctor and his staff.
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Feb 4, 2020
Very good
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Feb 4, 2020
Dr. Awad is a very good communicator, he explains well, very encouraging. I followed his instructions and can handle the CPAP and have the ability to sleep longer, I also see my general health improving. I am fortunate to have Dr Awad to guide me.
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Feb 3, 2020
Most thorough and personable pulmonologist I've ever had the pleasure of working with!
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Feb 3, 2020
I appreciate that he listened to my concerns, answered my questions, and offered options for testing and treatment without my feeling rushed.
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Jan 31, 2020
First visit, very well pleased!!
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Jan 29, 2020
very thorough and informative visit.
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Jan 28, 2020
Great Doctor
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Jan 27, 2020
Dr. Awad, as well as his staff were extremely well mannered, respectful and caring. Dr. Awad actually spent time with me, getting to know me, my concerns, my history. My prior experience with doctors in other areas in recent years has been 10 min maximum with an actual doctor, and then handed off to a PA or nurse. My visit to Dr. Awad was the opposite - I found a compassionate, sincere, and extremely knowledgeable physician who seemed to actually care about his patients. All of the care providers we have seen at Baylor- Plano have been likewise. We drive from Argyle (apx 40 miles) and the trips have been so worth the effort. For the first time in many years, we (myself, husband, family) have more confidence in the doctors and staff we have seen and put our care into their hands/hearts/minds. Thank you Dr. Awad, and others at Baylor-Plano.
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Jan 23, 2020
always very professional
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Jan 23, 2020
excellent
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Jan 23, 2020
Very pleases
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Jan 17, 2020
Dr Omar was informative and took a keen interest in helping my condition. However, I should have been contacted with my results from prior testing leading up to this appointment.
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Jan 16, 2020
knowledgeable & professional regarding my case file.
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Jan 16, 2020
Dr. Awad is awesome.
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Jan 15, 2020
was encouraging in my health.
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Jan 10, 2020
very caring
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Jan 8, 2020
Dr. Awad is the most caring and informative doctor I have ever experienced. He is totally present when he is with me as his patient. He is encouraging. He is informative. And he gives me great feedback to all my questions. In the past, when I needed to reach someone on a weekend, I actually reached him. He immediately walked to his car to give me his undivided attention. And he diagnosed me carefully and sent in a prescription for me. His intervention resulted in my avoiding what might have been a medical situation that escalated to the Emergency Room but didn't.
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Jan 8, 2020
outstanding service
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Jan 7, 2020
very good experience. listened well. was thoughtful with explanations, friendly and courteous.
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