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Dr. Omar Awar, MD

Cardiovascular Diseases

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Omar Awar earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston and completed his residency training at David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles. He then completed his general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at BCM where he served as both chief general cardiology fello...

Dr. Omar Awar earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston and completed his residency training at David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles. He then completed his general cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowship at BCM where he served as both chief general cardiology fellow and chief interventional fellow.

Board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology, Dr. Awar has practiced medicine in Houston since 2013.  His clinical interests include congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, cardiac arrhythmias, and venous disease of the lower extremities.

Dr. Awar is dedicated to enhancing  the cardiovascular health of each patient. He strives to combine the latest in medical advancements with an individualized approach in order to achieve the best possible outcome. He provides comprehensive cardiac care, ranging from aggressive screening and prevention of cardiovascular disease to invasive therapies that include angioplasty and stenting of coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial disease. He specializes in the radial approach (through the wrist) when performing heart catheterizations to enhance patient comfort and safety. He treats patients from 17 years of age and older. Members of his staff speak Spanish.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 464-6006

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
Medical Education

Baylor College of Medicine - Faculty Affairs 2007

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Fellowship

Baylor College of Medicine - Cardiology 2014

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 2010

PCP Number

110000002563

Cities Served

Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Cypress, Houston, Katy, North Houston, Richmond, Sugar Land

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans

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