Dr. Omar Awar, MD

Dr. Omar Awar, MD

Interventional Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Omar Awar, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 36 years old.

915 Gessner Rd Ste 900

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(713) 464-6006

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • PCS Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Awar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
normal
more than 80% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 71% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Awar does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Awar and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Awar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awar to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Awar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Houston, TX |
First saw him on an emergency basis and have continued to be totally impressed with his knowledge, kindness and interest in my well being.
in Houston, TX |
I highly recommend Dr. Awar, he is passionate about what he does and he does it extremely well.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Awar accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
  • PCS Health Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Awar has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
1635 North Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Houston Methodist West Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094
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