Dr. Amir T. Awad, MD

Dr. Amir T. Awad, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 48 years old

Westchase Gastroenterology, PA
11912 Sheldon Rd
Tampa, FL 33626 Get Directions
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Dr. Awad specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Tampa, FL. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Tampa, FL |
If you are pregnant he will not treat you. I was told by his staff that Dr Awad doesn't see many pregnant ladies so if you need medicine for acid reflux see your gynecologist for the prescription,,, even though Dr Awad is (now WAS) my doctor. He would only tell me about medication I could obtain over the counter and would not prescribe the same medication so that my insurance could cover it. I guess if you're pregnant you're too much of a liability for him. Don't want that kind of doctor.
in Palm Harbor, FL |
He put my husband in the hospital for a feeding tube, decided not to do it, has no idea who did put the tube in and than washed his hands of any responsibility for my husband.
Tampa, FL |
He and his partner Dr. Chang run a business operation with very little flexibility for the patient. Motivated by the business side and revenue seeking with life-time prescription drugs of questionable efficacy and multiple redundant tests. Staff had great difficulty understanding my need for a sudden prescription re-fill because I was leaving town, and didn't understand that I couldn't see the doctor until I got back. Apparently that was not acceptable and so Awad dismissed me as a patient.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Medical Center

    Completed in 2006

    Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Egyptian

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus