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Omar Awad

Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Internal Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Omar Awad

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.

Dr. Awad was nominated for D Magazine's 2021 Best Docs.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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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 Access PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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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 - Covenant Preferred HMO
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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-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 Choice 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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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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Background

Education
  • Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology (1999)
  • Internship: Al Bashir Hospital (2000)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UTMB-Galveston (2002)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UTMB-Galveston (2004)
  • Fellowship: Pulmonary Disease/Critical Care Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center (2007)
Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Med/Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
  • Sleep Medicine - American Board of Internal Med/Sleep Medicine
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 Aug 25, 2020, Omar Awad  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (318) for Omar Awad

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Nov 14, 2021
Dr. Awad was superb in his "bedside manner" to me as a patient. We had an excellent conversation about the status of my current condition and for plans going forward. I would enthusiastically recommend him to anyone!
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Nov 13, 2021
Dr. Awad and his staff are great!
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Nov 13, 2021
Outstanding as usual!
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Nov 12, 2021
Dr Awad was great
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Nov 10, 2021
Outstanding
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Nov 9, 2021
Dr. Awad cares for his patients as if they were family. You could not find a better pulmonologist with both incredible professional skills and "bedside" manner. I will keep him as my doctor as long as I am alive (and he stays within a 50 mile radius). :D
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Nov 5, 2021
Dr Awad was very easy to talk to.
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Nov 5, 2021
Very good. No, excellent. Would highly recommend.
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Nov 4, 2021
Dr. Awad is very professional and courteous as is his staff.
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Nov 2, 2021
Wonderful! He spent time reviewing my condition and explaining in detail how we can resolve it !
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Nov 2, 2021
Dr. Awad is one of the better doctors I've seen in my lifetime. He's professional, courteous and willing to answer any questions you may have. I never felt rushed at all during any of my visits and when I left his office I felt well informed about what was going on and our path forward. Need more doctors like Dr. Awad.
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Oct 30, 2021
Very professional start to finish.
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Oct 29, 2021
Love Dr Awad. He is very professional while at the same time personable. He has had me on the right track with my CPAP for about 2.5 years. Thank you. Great doctor.
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Oct 29, 2021
Dr. Awad is not only thorough but cares about his patients and sees them as a friend.
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Oct 28, 2021
Staff greeting me was friendly, cheerful, welcoming, and helpful. Dr. Awad was welcoming to me as a patient, took time to explain findings and was very REASSURING to me. I appreciated his patience with me and my questions.
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Oct 26, 2021
Always kind and caring
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Oct 23, 2021
Dr Awad is the best. Very upbeat and considerate
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Oct 23, 2021
Dr Awad takes time to explain everything, in words you easily understand, He really cares about his patients.
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Oct 22, 2021
Always polite and friendly. Never rushes and explains your condition so you understand what he recommends going forward.
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Oct 21, 2021
Dr. Awat was extremely caring and competent. He went out of his way to reassure me and patiently explained the steps we would be taking together to address my medical concerns.
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Oct 18, 2021
Friendly, attentive, thorough. Istens well and explains patiently to make ure you understand.
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Oct 16, 2021
Dr Awad is very concerned about what we are talking about- he makes me feel comfortable and is genuinely wanting best for me
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Oct 16, 2021
He was wonderful. Very nice and listened to everything I had to say. Took time to talk to me and explain everything.
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Oct 15, 2021
Doctor knows what he is doing.
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Oct 15, 2021
One of the best doctors I have ever had. I have many health issues and he sometimes will address ones not specific to hiss speciality
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Oct 15, 2021
Very professional and caring. Dr. Awad is a great doctor. I am very fortunate and blessed to have been referred to Dr. Awad.Dr. Awad
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Oct 14, 2021
Favorite doctor. Very professional and responds well.
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Oct 14, 2021
Dr. Awad is very knowledgeable and happy to share and explain what he understands about my issues. He's also happy to answer questions. He brought up my studies and images on the computer and explained what I was seeing. He really spent a lot of time with me which I appreciated!
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Oct 12, 2021
I go to Dr Awad because I want the best care for my COPD. To me he is the best.
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Oct 12, 2021
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Oct 8, 2021
Dr. Awad is wonderful, so understanding, patient and kind.
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Oct 8, 2021
User friendly, warm and caring, relates well to patient, exudes confidence.
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Oct 8, 2021
The provider took very good care of me.
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Oct 7, 2021
He is just the best!! Efficient but caring. Very patient - listening to all my concerns.
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Oct 7, 2021
Just a great visit. In spite of COVID, Dr. AWAD made me very comfortable. Keep up the Good work!
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Oct 7, 2021
He is very good and care about my health!
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Oct 6, 2021
Very detailed, listens well.
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Oct 5, 2021
I enjoyed my visit with this care provider my experience with this visit was excellent
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Sep 30, 2021
Great expertise in his field of medicine
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Sep 29, 2021
Listens, explains and answers all questions.
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Sep 29, 2021
Long wait to get appointment. I guess this would be different if my results were poor and non pandemic times. Dr. Awad knows his stuff and explained so I could understand. I love your app too for info.
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Sep 28, 2021
Excellent, caring, explain things clearly, knowledgeable, glad I'm his patient.
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Sep 28, 2021
Dr. Award & his staff are the BEST!
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Sep 25, 2021
Excellent! Very informative. Dr. Is excellent and educational.
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Sep 25, 2021
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Sep 24, 2021
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Sep 24, 2021
He was courteous and thorough.
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Sep 22, 2021
Dr Awad spent time to listen and answer all questions.
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Sep 22, 2021
Dr. Omar Awad is an excellant professional.
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Sep 21, 2021
Dr Awad spends time explaining my condition. He gives me the reason for his recommended plans and we discuss their implementation. He is friendly, very knowledgeable and appropriately empathetic. I respect him Ang trust him thoroughly.
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Sep 21, 2021
Dr. Award was great!
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Sep 17, 2021
Dr. Awad was very attentive and seemed genuinely interested in getting to the root cause of my problem
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Sep 14, 2021
No matter how busy, Dr Awad always takes his time and treats you as his only patient
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Sep 13, 2021
Awad and his support team are superior
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Sep 4, 2021
Dr. Awad is always awesome.
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Sep 2, 2021
Thank for very think
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Sep 1, 2021
Great Doctor
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Sep 1, 2021
Dr Awad is one of the best that Baylor has
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Aug 30, 2021
Always professional and caring
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Aug 30, 2021
Dr. Awad is excellent in every aspect of patient care. He clearly explains and encourages his patients how to improve the issues at hand.
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Aug 30, 2021
Dr Awad and his staff always do a great job.
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Aug 28, 2021
Dr Awad is a very astute physician and has been very helpful over the years. I appreciate the concern he has for my health. He is genuine and caring.
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Aug 27, 2021
Dr. Awadcwas very thorough and went into my medical history as it relates to my current status.Left the office with much better understanding of my current condition.
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Aug 27, 2021
Enjoyed meeting Dr. Awad...he was very proactive in meeting my needs with my illness.
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Aug 27, 2021
He is outstanding, personable, thorough, thoughtful and a member of our "A Team" of doctors.
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Aug 26, 2021
I feel I always receive the best care and feel like I'm in the best hands if my health worsened.
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Aug 26, 2021
Dr Awad is very personable. I continue to hear positive compliments of him from patients and other physicians.
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Aug 26, 2021
Only 2nd visit but feel I can depend on Dr Awad to help and care for my well-being in future.
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Aug 26, 2021
Dr. Omar Awad is a great doctor. He manages my health condition very well.
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Aug 24, 2021
Dr Awad is an excellent doctor and I would recommend him highly.
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Aug 21, 2021
Dr. Awad was thorough and explained really what happened while in the hospital a lot this year.
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Aug 21, 2021
Great
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Aug 18, 2021
I drive almost two hours just to see Dr.Owad. Dr Owad is by far one of the BEST doctors I've had in a long time. He remembers you by name and treats you as if your family.
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Aug 14, 2021
The Dr. Listens to my concerns and has provided recommended options in order to help with my issues.
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Aug 14, 2021
Dr. Awad is one of the most caring physicians I have had.
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Aug 12, 2021
Always a pleasure to see Dr.Awad
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Aug 11, 2021
Very impressed with the time and concern for my health that the provider showed .
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Aug 11, 2021
Dr. Awad is the best
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Aug 10, 2021
I feel that Dr Awad sincerely cares about my health issues. He listens.
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Aug 10, 2021
Dr. Awad is great. He explained everything very specifically and went over CT scans and pulmonary function test. He answered all my questions and put my mind at ease. I an grateful that he is my dr.
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Aug 8, 2021
Dr.Awad is an outstanding Physician, very friendly,courteous and knowledgeable gave me the complete information about my Lungs issue and possible treatment,
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Aug 7, 2021
Very professional and explains each progress step in comparison with the last tests. Greatest doctorI have ever had. Friendly, kind/caring and covers medications to be refilled. He is such a thorough refined and neat doctor. The best.
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Aug 6, 2021
Dr. Awad and his staff welcome questions and take the time to answer them well.
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Aug 5, 2021
Dr. Award was very personable . Tied to persuade me to get the vaccine.
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Aug 4, 2021
Very thorough
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Aug 4, 2021
Dr. Awad is a very friendly doctor. I always enjoy discussing issues with him that I may have concerning my care. I value his opinion and the decisions he makes related to my health. He is a great asset to the Baylor network.
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Aug 4, 2021
Could not ask for anyone better he was kind and articulate
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Aug 4, 2021
Dr. Awad is the "cream of the crop." He is the best, intelligent, knowledgeable, expressive, a good communicator, and honest. I fell very fortunate to have him as my pulmonologist!
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Aug 1, 2021
I have always enjoyed visiting Dr Awad. We seemed to have a connection the first time I saw him years ago.
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Jul 30, 2021
I was having terrible time with my asthma. Dr Awad was great. Listened to my problem. Spent time to tell me why I was having the problem. Gave me a lot of information and changed my medication. Within a couple of days everything was excellent. Last week I took a breathing examination and everything was perfect. I would recommend Doctor Awad for everybody. I am so happy he was recommended to me. God bless Dr. Awad
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Jul 29, 2021
Great
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Jul 29, 2021
Fantastic
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Jul 29, 2021
Excellent! Dr. Awad was very current on my condition in medically, personal, compassionate, and encouraging ways. As a medical doctor, HE IS THE BEST!!
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Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Awad has been one of my Doctors for several years and I trust him. He has explained my situation on a level that I understand. I do hope that I keep him as one of my TRUSTED Doctors for many years!!!
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Jul 29, 2021
Very pleased with Dr. Awad's care and responsiveness.
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Jul 28, 2021
Dr Awad showed his concern towards my issue and explained thoroughly
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Jul 8, 2021
Outstanding Doctor.
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Jul 3, 2021
Always the best.
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Jul 3, 2021
One of the most caring Dr.you could ask for. Always very concerned for your health needs
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Jul 3, 2021
Dr Awad explained everything and showed me x-rays which he noted the improvement of my lungs. A sleep study was ordered and after results I will be seeing Dr Awad for a followup.
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Jun 30, 2021
dr Awad is wonderful and very caring
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Jun 29, 2021
Personable, obviously knowledgeable, not in hurry, thorough, excellent visit.
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Jun 27, 2021
Very professional and helpful in explaining my health issues! Quickly to update the information on My BSHealth for my viewing.
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Jun 26, 2021
Doc Awad is the best!
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Jun 25, 2021
Dr Awad is a great doctor. Im lucky I have him as my doctor
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Jun 24, 2021
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Jun 23, 2021
great personality
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Jun 23, 2021
very professional and very nice.
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Jun 21, 2021
Terrific. Always lookforward to seeing DrAwad. He is a greatDr.
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Jun 19, 2021
very professional and caring
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Jun 18, 2021
Very Good.
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Jun 15, 2021
Very competent, knowledgeable doctor who is genuinely concerned with his patients.
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Jun 14, 2021
Dr Awad explained my medical condition was excellent.
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Jun 12, 2021
Dr. Omar Awad is an excellent pulmonologist. He cares about his patients and provides excellent care.
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Jun 10, 2021
i like visiting this provider
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Jun 10, 2021
just the one visit.
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Jun 10, 2021
Dr. Awad is very thorough, explains everything, gives options, includes me in decisions, and is very caring.
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Jun 9, 2021
Exceptional. Provider treated me as an individual and reviewed my numbers in detail and made extremely helpful references to what seems to be better result compared to lesser results.
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