Melina Awar, MD, FACP

  • 86 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Awar earned her medical degree with AOA honors from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. She continued on to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California where she also served an additional year as Chief Resident for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Awar is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine for Weill Cornell Medical College and is currently serving as Division Head for Hospitalist Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital. She is board certified in internal medicine, and is a member of the American College of Physicians and Society of Hospital Medicine. Along with her duties as Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program as well as an academic hospitalist for the University Teaching Service, Dr. Awar is active in graduate medical education and provides bedside and classroom instruction to internal medicine residents and medical students. She is a member of several hospital committees focused on quality management and organizational performance.

Education/Academic qualification

Internal Medicine, Residency, University of California at Los Angeles

Jul 1 2008Jun 1 2010

Award Date: Jun 1 2010

Internal Medicine, Internship, University of California at Los Angeles

Jun 1 2007Jun 1 2008

Award Date: Jun 1 2008

MD, University of Hawaii School of Medicine

Aug 1 2003May 1 2007

Award Date: May 1 2007

Free-text keywords

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Resident Education
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Research Area Keywords

  • Clinical Care
  • Outcomes, Quality & Health Care Performance

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Research Output

  • 86 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Letter

Academic Hospitalists and Health Care Costs

Robbins, R. J., Perez, J. A., Awar, M. & Clewing, J. M., Jul 1 2019, In : The American journal of medicine. 132, 7, p. e628

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  • 5 Scopus citations

    Case Report: Acute Cerebellar Thrombosis in an Adult Patient with IgM Nephropathy

    Adike, A., Cherry, M. & Awar, M., Apr 9 2016, In : Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal. 11, 4, p. 247-9 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Hepatitis C and lymphoproliferative disorders: from mixed cryoglobulinemia to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

    Martyak, L. A., Yeganeh, M. & Saab, S., Aug 2009, In : Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 7, 8, p. 900-5 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 17 Scopus citations

    Recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatitis B reinfection in hepatitis B surface antigen-positive patients after liver transplantation

    Saab, S., Yeganeh, M., Nguyen, K., Durazo, F., Han, S., Yersiz, H., Farmer, D. G., Goldstein, L. I., Tong, M. J. & Busuttil, R. W., Nov 2009, In : Liver Transplantation. 15, 11, p. 1525-34 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 63 Scopus citations


    Distinguished Faculty Award

    Awar, Melina (Recipient), Jun 30 2016

    Prize: Other distinction