Dr. Amir Awad, MD

Dr. Amir Awad, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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49 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Amir Awad, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Awad is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Tampa Community Hospital and Medical Center of Trinity.

Westchase Gastroenterology Florida

11912 Sheldon Rd Ste B

Tampa, FL 33626
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Awad's Experience

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Dr. Awad's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
83

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

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Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Alexandria, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Bronx-Lebanon Albert Einstein
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Egyptian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Medical Center of Trinity

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Awad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awad to family and friends
3.4
based on 19 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Awad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
in Tampa, FL |
This doctor listens and is empathetic in getting an answer to your issues. M husband is going to change to dr. Award because of the care he is giving me. I highly recommend him to others.
Tampa, FL |
Very professional, answered all of my questions about my acid reflux, and explained all details about my endoscopy. He is one of the few doctors that is easy to talk to and very caring.
Tampa, FL |
DR AWAD IS THE BEST DOCTOR EVER. I HAD CROHN'S AND I WAS ALWAYS IN PAIN. I WENT TO ANOTHER DR.THAT WAS NOT ABLE TO HELP ME AT ALL,BUT DR AWAD FROM THE FIRST VISIT HE HAD A PLAN AND EXPLAINED EVERYTHING HE WAS GONNA DO .HE HAS GREAT BED SIDE MANNER,EXPLAINS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW,GIVES FOOD SUGGESTIONS .IF YOU NEED A GASTROENTEROLOGY GO SEE DR AWAD ,HE IS THE BEST EVER . THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DID DR. AWAD
Tampa, FL |
Dr Awad was recommended by my family doctor. He is kind, supportive and people oriented. He is professional, did a full exam and a perfect diagnosis. I would highly recommend Dr Awad
in Tampa, FL |
Dr. Awad provides verbal dietary instructions. Getting specific dietary adjustments to diet was troublesome and ineffective. Also, requires pre and post colonoscopy (routine)visits, both at high rates, even though he told me at the initial visit the follow-up visit was included in the cost of the initial visit. I was forced to pay the follow-up after his billing office kept after me. Finally, his staff failed to call with the out of pocket costs for the colonoscopy, even after I called again
Tampa, FL |
I have stomach hernia and he prescribed me a medicine which it did not work for me so I called their office and asked for an alternative, well they called me one week later and said just get another one over the counter... Of course I changed my doctor....
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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Dr. Awad accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Awad has admitting privileges

Medical Center of Trinity
9330 State Rd 54
Trinity, FL 34655
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Tampa Community Hospital
6001 Webb Rd
Tampa, FL 33615
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Memorial Hospital of Tampa
2901 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33609
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