Ziad Awad, FACS

Ziad Awad, FACS

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Ziad Awad, FACS is a surgical oncology specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from College Of Medicine Baghdad University in 1988 and specializes in surgical oncology.Read his story

653 W 8th St Fl 2

Jacksonville, FL 32209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 90% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
more than 86% of peers
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
more than 72% of peers

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Ziad Awad's bio

This content was provided by Ziad Awad "Chief of division of General Surgery University of Florida - Jacksonville"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Ziad Awad "Take of the patient 1st. The rest will follow."

1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Splenectomy

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.


  • College Of Medicine Baghdad University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Creighton University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Missouri-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Creighthon University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New Presbyterian (Columbia University) Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America Top Surgeon, 2007
  • Jacksonville Top Doctors, 2007
Media & Publications

Ziad Awad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ziad Awad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Ziad Awad to family and friends
27 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 1

Ziad Awad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Awad is an excellent surgeon and saved my wife's life by completing a very major pancreatic surgery known as the Whipple procedure. There are only two surgeons in Jacksonville who do this surgery. We chose Dr. Awad for his experience and confidence he instilled in us. He performs about 40 of...more
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From the moment we met Dr. Awad he gave us hope for a cure. Other surgeons ,with more experience than Dr. Awad, declined to attempt to remove the tumor where Dr. Awad was successful.His staff and support fellows are just wonderful helpful and caring professionals. Dr. Awad is a patient and...more
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Dr Awad is a miracle worker & an exceptional Surgen. However, post surgery office visits are difficult to schedule & be prepared to wait in the examination room for over an hour.
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