Omar E. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
We are very pleased to welcome Omar E. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S, to Minnesota Eye Consultants as a surgeon and partner! Dr. Awad is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He received his medical degree in ophthalmology from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center and his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye and Ear Institute.
As part of Dr. Awad's extensive training, he has completed a fellowship in Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive surgery at Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Awad is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota, and he lectures internationally on cataract and lens implant surgery.
He is a current member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), the International Society of Refractive Surgeons, the Cornea Society and the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Awad has consistently received Mpls St. Paul Magazine ‘Top Doctor’ honors. He is a cornea, cataract and refractive specialist and currently sees patients in our Falcon Heights clinic location and at our Maplewood Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Dr. Awad has four daughters that keep him and his wife very busy with all of their activities. He keeps active with swimming, triathlons, marathon running, and likes to cook in his free time.