Dr. Ramy Awad, MD

Dr. Ramy Awad, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(43)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ramy Awad, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

555 E Tachevah Dr Ste 2W107

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

(760) 866-0024

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
9

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Obesity
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Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Awad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Awad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Awad to family and friends
4.3
based on 43 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Awad'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 (7)

Beware, found out years later my left kidney failed and is gone due to ureter damage during surgery and multiple surgical clips and suture material left in my colon at the operation site. A Severe huge hernia from large abscess eroded my abdominal wall from no drain tubes placed during surgery...more
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in Palm Desert, CA
Dr.Awad is by far the best doctor I have come in contact with ever! He takes care of his patients the way we all wish doctors would care for us. His staff is just as great at he is. I would not recommend anyone else.
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in Desert Hot Springs, CA
Doctor Ramy is the best doctor I ever saw! He is very professional, knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, always explain medical condition and help in everything: schedule appointments with another doctors, find out the results,. I always will go only to Ramy and will recommend him to all my friends!...more
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in La Quinta, CA
Dr. Awad was called upon by our request after another surgeon performed a procedure incorrectly on my wife. He informed us of the next procedures that would need to be done, and essentially saved my wife's life. I am forever indebted to Dr. Awad and cannot thank him enough for his kindness, skill...more
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in Palm Springs CA
It has been almost 3 years since Surgery and I am slowly losing the rest my weight. I had a Total Gastric Bypass surg done by Dr Awad. He is one of the most caring person that I felt completing competence in having my surgery. I am so glad I did. Outstanding Surgeon and always concerned about...more
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