Dr. Amjad N. Awan, MD

Dr. Amjad N. Awan, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 54 years old

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At Comprehensive Gastroenterology/Dr Amjad Awan, we offer a full spectrum of care for patients with disorders of the esophagus, liver, gallbladder, stomach, pancreas, small intestine and colon. Including prevention, screening, dignosis and treatment. Patient care is of the utmost importance. We offer patients and their families the right care at the right place. My staff will work with the patients insurance to make sure the patient gets the best and total care they deserve.Read more

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Dr. Awan completed his residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and...Read more

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Dr. Awan and his staff share a genuine concern for my health and care provided. All are very personable which is very comforting to me as a patient. I have been a patient of Dr. Awan's for over 10 years and highly recommend him.
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Dr. Awan says...

Dr. Awan completed his residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases at the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. He also completed surgical training from the Royal College of Surgeons in England, which enhances his ability to evaluate and treat his patients in the field of Gastroenterology. After teaching appointment at the University of New Mexico, he started a private practice in Denton County, Texas, in 2000. He has been in the area for over 17 years. During this period, he has successfully performed over 28,000 endoscopic procedures and has served the digestive health needs of over 30,000 patients in Denton . Dr. Awan is board certified in Gastroenterology and takes pride in providing professional and compassionate care for his patients. He has acquired advanced skills and training in therapeutic Endoscopy, which enables him to provide one-stop, comprehensive care at excellent facilities in Denton area.

Dr. Awan's Care Philosophy

At Comprehensive Gastroenterology/Dr Amjad Awan, we offer a full spectrum of care for patients with disorders of the esophagus, liver, gallbladder, stomach, pancreas, small intestine and colon. Including prevention, screening, dignosis and treatment. Patient care is of the utmost importance. We offer patients and their families the right care at the right place. My staff will work with the patients insurance to make sure the patient gets the best and total care they deserve.

Dr. Awan says...

Colon cancer screening

Colon polyps and colon cancer

Change in bowel habits

Chronic constipation

 Diarrhea

Rectal bleeding

Abdominal Pain

Pancreatic diseases and cancer

Liver diseases and cancers

Gall Bladder and Bile duct diseases and cancers

Acid Reflux, Hiatal Hernia 

Difficulty swallowing

Barrett' esophagus

Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers

Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Hepatitis C

Cirrhosis

Fatty Liver

Abnormal Liver tests

Obesity and Weight management 

Dr. Awan says...

EGD and Advanced treatment of Barrett's esophagus

Colonoscopy and advanced polyp removal

Therapeutic ERCP(Pancreatic and Bile duct diseases)

Orbera Balloon for Weight control

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  •  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
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • 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
  • Flatulence
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    Nishtar Medical College, West Pakistan

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of North Carolina Health Care

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    U Nc Affil Hosp

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U Nm

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Nishtar Medical College

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hydrogen Breath Test (HBT)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Infrared Coagulation (IRC) Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Screening Colonoscopy

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