Omar G. Awar, MD, FACC

Cardiac Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology

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Omar G. Awar, MD, FACC

About Me

Dr. Awar is a Southeast Texas native from Beaumont, TX. He earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to complete his residency training at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. He returned to the Texas Medical Center to complete his General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as both Chief General Cardiology Fellow and Chief Interventional Cardiology Fellow. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Awar’s clinical interests include treatment of coronary and vascular disease and he specializes in performing heart catheterizations through the wrist (radial approach) in order to enhance patient comfort and safety. He also has taken special interest in the treatment of vein disease involving the legs and is able to offer our patient’s a safe and effective office-based procedure for the treatment of varicose veins as the source of chronic leg swelling and pain.

Dr. Awar is a Southeast Texas native from Beaumont, TX. He earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to complete his residency training at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. He returned to the Texas Medical Center to complete his General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as both Chief General Cardiology Fellow and Chief Interventional Cardiology Fellow. He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Awar’s clinical interests include treatment of coronary and vascular disease and he specializes in performing heart catheterizations through the wrist (radial approach) in order to enhance patient comfort and safety. He also has taken special interest in the treatment of vein disease involving the legs and is able to offer our patient’s a safe and effective office-based procedure for the treatment of varicose veins as the source of chronic leg swelling and pain. 

Clinical Interests

Angioplasty
Arrhythmias
Coronary Artery Disease
Heart Catheterization
Heart Failure
Hypercholesterolemia
Hypertension
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Stents
Varicose Vein Treatment

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna Select
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna Allegiance
Cigna Allegiance Houston Methodist Employee Medical Plan
Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice-HMO
Guardian Life PPO
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2007
INTERNSHIP
University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA | 2008
RESIDENCY
University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA | 2010
FELLOWSHIP
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2013
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Languages

  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What insurance does Dr. Omar G. Awar accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Omar G. Awar located?
    Dr. Omar G. Awar sees patients at the following locations:
    • Medical Office Building 1, 18400 Katy Fwy., Ste 620, Houston, TX 77094
    • 915 Gessner Rd, Ste 900, Houston, TX 77024
    • 1631 North Loop W, Ste 520, Houston, TX 77008
  • What languages do Dr. Omar G. Awar and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Omar G. Awar and/or office staff speak English
Office Locations
Medical Office Building 1
18400 Katy Fwy.
Ste 620
Houston, TX 77094
915 Gessner Rd
Ste 900
Houston, TX 77024
1631 North Loop W
Ste 520
Houston, TX 77008