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Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Hazel L. Awalt


Hazel L. Awalt, MD

Hazel L. Awalt, MD

Medical Director, Laboratory Services, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine
The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

18220 State Highway 249, Suite WB100
Houston, Texas 77070
Phone: 281-737-1212
Email: hlawalt@houstonmethodist.org


Dr. Awalt received her MD degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1979. She then completed a pathology residency at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital where she served as chief resident in her final year, and a surgical pathology fellowship at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Awalt remained at M.D. Anderson for one year as a faculty associate, and then joined the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine in 1989 as an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology. She joined The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization in 2005, and received her faculty appointment at the Weill Cornell Medical College in 2007.

Dr. Awalt is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. She currently oversees all laboratory operations and pathology services at the Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital.