Dr. Omar Awar, MD

Dr. Omar Awar, MD

Interventional Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Omar Awar, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Houston, TX. He graduated from Baylor University and specializes in interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and more.

915 Gessner Rd Ste 900

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Awar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology

3  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*

37  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 and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart 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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18  Procedures

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

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Dr. Awar's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awar to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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 (3)

I had heart palpitation, difficulty breathing and dizzy spells, and high blood pressure on Dr visits only. Dr. Awar made me feel relax checked my heart and had EKG test. All is fine. He has great bedside manners, caring and compassionate. He's now Officially our Doctor. Thank you Dr. Awar.
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First saw him on an emergency basis and have continued to be totally impressed with his knowledge, kindness and interest in my well being.
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I highly recommend Dr. Awar, he is passionate about what he does and he does it extremely well.
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