Dr. Amir Awad, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 52

Dr. Awad
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Westchase Gastroenterology

4695 Van Dyke Rd Lutz, FL 33558

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(813) 920-8882

Dr. Amir Awad, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Lutz, FL. Dr. Awad has more experience with Esophageal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Medical Center Of Trinity and Memorial Hospital Of Tampa. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Awad to book an appointment.

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Awad is affiliated with Medical Center Of Trinity Trinity, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Awad

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Awad treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Awad treats other conditions, please contact the office at (813) 920-8882.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Awad treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Awad
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Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Heartburn
Reflux Esophagitis
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Check Dr. Awad's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Awad's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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(813) 920-8882

Dr. Awad accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
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Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Awad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Awad

4.5

Based on 90 ratings

5 Stars
83.33333333333333%
(75)
4 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(3)
3 Stars
1.1111111111111112%
(1)
2 Stars
2.2222222222222223%
(2)
1 Star
10%
(9)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (70)
  • Listened & answered questions (70)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (69)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (9)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (9)
  • Long wait times (9)
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Dr. Awad was professional and friendly. He listened to my concerns and addressed each of them. I was very impressed by not only him but each of his staff. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Steve L – Feb 12, 2021
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Muy buen profesional y muy buen trato.
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Geisa – Feb 10, 2021
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Dr Awad is always smiling and listening very carefully to what you have to say. He makes you feel so good right away... Even when being sick...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Marie Schoubert – Feb 09, 2021
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Excellent
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria Mateo – Feb 04, 2021
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Process went smoothly. The office and medical staff were great. Dr. Awad was informative and professional. Would recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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W. Suarez – Feb 02, 2021
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Excellent doctor who respects your time.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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PETER WILSON – Feb 02, 2021
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My experience Was Excellent That's always
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Emma – Feb 02, 2021
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Thorough explanation on each of two visits. Confidence in resolving problems
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael R Fritz – Dec 30, 2020
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Even with covid going on we transferred to a televist easily.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kristin Reschman – Dec 22, 2020
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Dr Awad always provides excellent compassionate care and addresses all concerns and issues. Thank you, Dr. Awad
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 22, 2020
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Was extremely professional and on time. Colonoscopy went off without a hitch.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dave Henderson – Dec 22, 2020
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Dr. Awad is a credit to the medical profession. He displays the highest level of competence. Thankful to be finally getting answers for the symptoms I have been dealing with for years.
What went well
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What could be improved
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G. Grisen – Dec 08, 2020
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Follow up visit for endoscopy. Great explanation of results and necessary follow up actions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dec 02, 2020
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Dr. Awad always takes the time to hear my concerns. He explains and provides all information thoroughly
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Dec 01, 2020
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I have recommended Dr. Awad to others. He and everyone on his staff are focused on the individual well being of the patient. It is evident with every contact that everyone on this team cares about you as a person. Dr. Awad has a solid history of medical achievement and will go the extra mile to make sure you are cared for...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 04, 2020
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I had a very positive all aro UK nd experience. Everyone was positive and friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Vicki Hill – Nov 03, 2020
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Excellent visit.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 20, 2020
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Very caring and thorough doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marguerite – Aug 04, 2020
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Dr. Amir Awad is always a pleasure to deal with. Very down to earth. He assures you that your health is his top priority.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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C Fusco – Jul 21, 2020
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Dr Awad was attentive, seemed quite knowledgeable, made excellent suggestions for next steps and then remembered our conversations on the follow up visits. I felt comfortable with Each visit
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Althea Tyson – Jun 26, 2020
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Amir Awad is a board-certified gastroenterologist practicing in the Tampa Bay Area. He is a graduate from University of Alexandria Medical School in...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Education

2006
Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Amir Awad, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Awad has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Amir Awad, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Amir Awad, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Awad's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Amir Awad, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Amir Awad, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Awad frequently treats Esophageal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Awad specializes.

Where is Dr. Amir Awad, MD's office located?

Dr. Awad's office is located at 4695 Van Dyke Rd, Lutz, FL 33558. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Amir Awad, MD speak?

Dr. Awad speaks Spanish, Arabic, and Egyptian. View profile to see all.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Amir Awad, MD?

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Locations

Westchase Gastroenterology

Westchase Gastroenterology4695 Van Dyke Rd Lutz, FL 33558
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Awad is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Medical Center Of Trinity

Trinity, FL

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Memorial Hospital Of Tampa

Tampa, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Tampa Community Hospital, A Campus of Memorial Hospital of Tampa

Tampa, FL