Michael Awad, MD

Michael Awad, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Sleep Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Nottingham Medical School - 2013
Residency:
University of Toronto - 2018
Fellowships:
Stanford Health Care-Sponsored Stanford University - 2019

Board Certifications

  • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada* - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

145 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

90 Reviews

August 31, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable And very detailed explanation Seems like a Doctor Who cares about his patients

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Very complete and patient

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August 24, 2021

5.0

Professional. Competent. Explained everything thoroughly and completely. Listened to my issues and adapted to them.

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August 02, 2021

5.0

His recommendation seemed appropriate but still need to follow up.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

He is helping me to see my availability for Inspire. I hope I'm a candidate

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Very personal, not pushy at all. Dry refreshing.

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July 13, 2021

5.0

Professional, good communication, knowledgeable, and kind

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July 12, 2021

5.0

Very professional in his approach. Explained the possible reasons for my symptoms and each step of the imaging work done. Great experience.

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Prompt and knowledgeable

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July 09, 2021

5.0

Detail oriented, listens to patient, up to date in field, willing to collaborate with other doctor

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July 01, 2021

5.0

I only met with him briefly, but very nicely tells it like it is. I could deal with that.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, and couldn’t be any nicer.

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June 01, 2021

5.0

I think people are looking for sincere doctors who will be honest with them. He has a pleasing personality, very easy to talk to and answer questions about your medical needs.

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May 15, 2021

4.0

He is friendly but not overly so. Just right for a Doctor. The only thing that I was not happy with is when he was using his tools inside my nose my sinuses drained and it caused a sore throat, I tried his fix and it worked, just wish I understood what the sore throats were caused by,

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Explained everything regarding my procedure and progress afterward. Excellent team

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Awad is up front and informs of risks and wants to know questions. He listens intently and answers all questions.

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April 22, 2021

5.0

One of the best physicians I’ve ever seen!

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April 20, 2021

5.0

He is competent, personable, caring and provides the information that the patient needs.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

very nice and very easy to talk to made it a great visit

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April 13, 2021

5.0

He explain things and then ask you if you have questions.And he answers them

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April 10, 2021

4.0

Dr. Awad was extremely professional and was sympathetic to my nervernous.

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April 08, 2021

5.0

He is a good Doctor explain everything to you as to where you can understand

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April 07, 2021

5.0

He was professional.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Awad is always thorough and really helps me understand the reasons behind my health issues and how to alleviate them.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

He’s the sleep apnea guy.

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March 31, 2021

5.0

I love dr awad’s enthusiasm and personality. He truly loves what he does.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

He have a lot of knowledge he looks for the best a the patient health

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March 16, 2021

5.0

Dr. Awad provided me with all the information I was looking for in a very professional maneur and helped me scheduled needed procedure.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Easy to make appointment, smooth checkin, great staff, I really liked Dr Awad and his PA Madelyn (sp)

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March 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Awad was thorough and patient

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February 24, 2021

5.0

He took his time, explained clearly what he was doing, what he’s looking for and various options for treatment.

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February 23, 2021

4.0

He gave me different points of views And options and steps that are possible

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February 17, 2021

5.0

DR AWAD KNOWS IS PROFESSION WELL AND EXPLAIN WELL WATH IS GOING ON WITH THE PATIENT

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Es un gran tipo y un excellente Doctor. Es muy atento y respetuoso

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January 28, 2021

5.0

Best in the business of sleep apnea

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January 27, 2021

5.0

He was great.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

The doctor is extremely knowledgeable, approachable, and has empathy.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Good conversation and plan.

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Thoughtfully explained condition and clearly made recommendation of plan foward

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January 26, 2021

5.0

Personable and knowledgeable in his field. Also, he talks to you not down to you

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January 20, 2021

3.0

Dr. Awad told me results of my test though when he was finished telling me options, made me feel kind of rushed.

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January 19, 2021

5.0

He was very informative and pleasant and showed compassion for why I was there.

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January 15, 2021

4.0

Todo saldrá muy bien !!!

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January 14, 2021

5.0

He listened to me

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January 14, 2021

5.0

Just met I will see when I see the bill. My insurance recommended his practice because he met my needs and was taking in new patients.

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January 09, 2021

5.0

Dr Awad was friendly and inclusive. He was very thorough and explain everything in detail.

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January 09, 2021

5.0

Extremely competent

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January 09, 2021

5.0

Michael Awad is a smart / competent / conservative doctor. I have not had surgery with him but maybe will and hope would be in good hands

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December 22, 2020

5.0

He is not only a world leading sleep surgeon, but he is also kind and personable.

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December 22, 2020

5.0

He is genuinely kind and seems to care.

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December 21, 2020

5.0

He explained my options thoroughly, which allowed me to make an informed decision.

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December 20, 2020

3.0

so far so good, but until after a procedure I don't really know enough to provide a full/accurate answer

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December 08, 2020

5.0

I have long standing, complicated, and chronically treatment resistant OSA that I have had multiple surgeries in multiple states. Dr. is the finest physician and surgeon I have ever seen. Amazing doctor and amazing person.

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November 25, 2020

5.0

Great dr

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November 24, 2020

5.0

Expertise and friendly attitude

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Exceptional Professional and dedicated MD

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Great and Honest Dr.. same. for Staff

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October 27, 2020

5.0

He was very knowledgeable about the machine working out my problems.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

He is professional, honest, and friendly. Very approachable with great bedside manner.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

The entire process was seamless.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

He was great. He fixed the problem I had with Inspire and spent a good deal of time explaining the device.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dedicated people.

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October 20, 2020

4.0

explained the different Options and suggested one best for me

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October 20, 2020

4.0

Staff very friendly and professional. Explained the process of exam

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October 19, 2020

3.0

Nurse was good

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October 16, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and caring

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Awad and Madelyn are both very caring.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Specialized in sleep disorders and came to Northwestern with a new type of treatment

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Felt listened to and clearly given a plan of care

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Awad and his staff were amazing.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Dr Awad and his assistant were tops. He certainly knew what he was doing, was very personable and understanding. He explained everything very nicely, laid out the alternatives realistically and was not judgmental. Gave me and my case all the time necessary and made me feel he understood and emphasized.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

I felt they did a good job working with me; evaluating me for my surgery options. They explained everything well. I only took a point off because I was being asked the same questions I had just answered thoroughly with the doctor's assistant by the doctor. Good service overall.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Awad has been very knowledgeable about my condition. His has a wonderful personality that makes me feel very comfortable. I trust in him and I am sure I will see a difference in my sleep. I feel very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

The doctors are great - very caring and very knowledgeable.

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August 29, 2020

5.0

Friendly, honest, and on time.

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August 27, 2020

4.0

I would highly recommend Dr.Awad due to his speciality in Tonsillectomy.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

Excellent care, I am lucky I was under excellent hands with doctor Awad to had my tonsillectomy done.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Very professional and well spoken.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Very organized, logical thought and communication process, has a very thorough, comforting feeling to the visit.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

This gentleman definitely improved my whole breathing game and I know it's only been a few days since the surgery and I got the splints removed today but I feel great. It's wild cause I can actually smell what the world actually smells like. Do y'all know what it's like to not know what the world smells like for 14 years? It sucks. Anyways he did a great job. Definitely recommend.

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Thorough and wonderful bedside manner!

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, empathetic

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July 02, 2020

5.0

He was very caring and explained things very well.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Very professional, very informative

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June 20, 2020

5.0

He very professional and had answers for all questions before I asked

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Dr Awad was very pleasant to see. He explained everything well and made me feel comfortable.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Michael were very nice and knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Awad is great, very thorough and makes you feel very comfortable.

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June 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Awad is extremely professional, he communicates issues clearly and cares about the patient's welfare

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June 04, 2020

5.0

Seems knowledgeable and reasonable care plan.

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Industry Relationships

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Faculty member had an ownership or investment interest in the following companies

  • PEAK Sleep Clinic

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Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • Zennea Technologies

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Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • PEAK Sleep Clinic

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